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Pro iOS Web Design and Development: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript by Andrea Picchi

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Chapter 7

Web Standards for WebKit: Maximizing Mobile Safari

”It's not just what it looks like and feels like..

Design is how it works.”

—Steve Jobs

In this rather long chapter, we talk about web standards from a mobile Safari point of view. In the first part, we introduce HTML5, its markup syntax, its new tags, and how it has redefined some tags from HTML4. We discuss the semantics of HTML5 and the <video> and <audio> tags. We also introduce the <canvas> tag, and at the end of this section, we show a live example of a slideshow implemented in the “Store” use case.

In the second part, we look at CSS Level3, its new properties, and its syntax. We enumerate allof the values that can be used with these new properties.

In the last part of the ...

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