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Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 in 10 Minutes by Steven Holzner

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Lesson 1. Essential HTML5

Welcome to HTML5, the new exciting version of HTML5 that pushes the web-development envelope. Packed with features, HTML5 is winning legions of fans as it goes beyond what HTML has been traditionally able to do. In this lesson, we’ll get an overview of what HTML5 can do and start the process of creating HTML5 documents.

Welcome to HTML5

HTML5 breaks down the barrier between HTML and scripting. HTML5 turns out to be very script intensive. It has a bunch of new elements and attributes, but the major push in HTML5 has to do with features that you can access only through scripting.

Whether it’s dragging and dropping items, drawing in a canvas, storing data in the browser between page accesses, browser history, or any of ...

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