Appendix: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript Concepts

This appendix explains how to use:

HTML5 structural elements to improve semantics

Geolocation to pinpoint the user’s location on the globe

DOM storage to save variables you can use across different pages in your app

Cache manifest to provide key functionality for your app even when it is offline

CSS3 drop shadows, gradients, and animations to style your pages

Multitouch events and complex touch gestures to create a better user experience

The jQuery Framework, AJAX, and JSON to build your dynamic app

All these topics have been discussed in various chapters of this book. This appendix is intended to provide a deeper understanding of key functionality. You can use it as a reference while building your app.

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