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The Truth About HTML5 by RJ Owen, Luke Stevens

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Introduction

Introduction From RJ

Hi. I’m RJ, your average HTML developer. I’ve been working with code since I was a kid and quickly gravitated to the instant gratification that comes from making beautiful things for computers, especially online.

I did the updates and revisions for the most recent version of this book, and I have to tell you, you are in for a wild ride. A year ago I was just like you—a person who hadn’t read this book. I came into it thinking HTML5 was pretty neat. I had done a few “HTML5” sites, read a few blog posts, enjoyed the fancy logo, and maybe even bought the official HTML5 T-shirt (yeah, I did). I liked the new elements because they were, you know, semantic. I liked evolving beyond Flash. I liked (the idea of) SVG. ...

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