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The Truth About HTML5 by RJ Owen, Luke Stevens

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Foreword

HTML5 is a mess. It’s also one of the most exciting technological advances perhaps ever (a big claim, especially for something I just described as a mess).

There are quite a few books, most of them excellent, on HTML5. Some cover the markup exclusively. Some cover markup and JavaScript APIs. Others still focus on a specific development challenge, such as games.

This book is a little different. Rather than simply looking at the what and how of HTML5 (though it does that as well), it endeavors to explain the why and why not of HTML5.

And it’s a passionate, informed, opinionated critique of much of HTML5 to boot.

Along the way, you’ll learn a great deal about HTML5 markup and additional HTML5 features such as the new audio and video elements, ...

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