Scripting Enhancements

In this chapter I will demonstrate a few miscellaneous improvements that affect the scripting aspect of web development. So far, I have introduced the markup changes and the CSS enhancements. Scripting is the third leg of the overall HTML5 umbrella and a significant amount of attention was given to this area. This chapter will explain some improvements that have broad application, specifically:

  • Query selectors
  • Web workers
  • Bundling and minification

Bundling and minification is not actually part of HTML5 but is a new feature of Visual Studio 2012. It is really easy to use and can make your page load much faster. ...

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