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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 by Ben Frain

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Chapter 4. HTML5 for Responsive Designs

HTML5 evolved from the Web Applications 1.0 project, started by the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG ) before being later embraced by the W3C. Subsequently, large parts of the specification are weighted towards dealing with web applications. If you're not building web applications, that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of things in HTML5 you could (and indeed should) embrace when embarking on a responsive design. So, whilst some features of HTML5 are directly relevant to building better responsive web pages (for example, leaner code), others are outside our responsive remit.

HTML5 also provides specific tools for handling forms and user input. This set of features takes much of the ...

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