Learn how to use HTML5 now, using secure and intelligent solutions.
HTML5 in Action provides a complete introduction to web development using HTML5. You'll explore every aspect of the HTML5 specification through real-world examples and code samples. It's much more than just a specification reference, though. It lives up to the name HTML5 in Action by giving you the practical, hands-on guidance you'll need to use key features.
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and data validation === Previewing the form and gathering prerequisites === Building a form’s user interface === Calculating totals and displaying form output === Checking form input data with the Constraint Validation API === Providing fallbacks for unsupported browsers === Summary
drag and drop === The Super HTML5 Editor: application overview, prerequisites, and first steps === Rich-text editing and geolocation === Managing files locally: the File System, Quota Management, File, and File Writer APIs === Adding drag-and-drop interactivity === Summary
in HTML5 === Server-sent events (SSE) === Using WebSockets to build a real-time messaging web app === Messaging on the client side === Summary
and first steps === Managing data with the Web Storage API === Managing data using IndexedDB === Creating a web application that works offline: using the application cache manifest === Summary
== === appendix A HTML5 and related specifications === appendix B HTML5 API reference === appendix C Installing PHP and MySQL === appendix D Computer networking primer === appendix E Setting up Node.js === appendix F Channel messaging === appendix G Tools and libraries === appendix H Encoding with FFmpeg === appendix I HTML next === appendix J Links and references === index
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HTML5 is not a few new tags and features added to an old standard—it's the foundation of the modern web, enabling its interactive services, single-page UI, interactive games, and complex business applications. With support for standards-driven mobile app development, powerful features like local storage and WebSockets, superb audio and video APIs, and new layout options using CSS3, SVG, and Canvas, HTML5 has entered its prime time.
HTML5 in Action provides a complete introduction to web development using HTML5. It explores the HTML5 specification through real-world examples and code samples. It earns the name "in Action" by giving you the practical, hands-on guidance you'll need to confidently build the sites and applications you—and your clients—have been wanting for years.
This book concentrates on new HTML5 features and assumes you are familiar with standard HTML.
Rob Crowther is a web developer and blogger and the author of Manning's Hello! HTML5 & CSS3. Joe Lennon is an enterprise mobile application developer. Ash Blue builds award-winning interactive projects. Greg Wanish is an independent web and eCommerce developer.
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