HTML5: Designing Rich Internet Applications

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Implement the powerful new multimedia and interactive capabilities offered by HTML5, including style control tools, illustration tools, video, audio, and rich media solutions. Reinforce your practical understanding of the new standard with demo applications and tutorials, so that execution is one short step away.

Understand how HTML5 is changing the Web development game with HTML5: Visualizing the Web; the book gives you a full-color, project-based treatment that will show you-not just tell you-what HTML5 can do for your Web sites.

With HTML5, you’ll:

* Learn how to create images with SVG and Canvas
* Optimize your HTML5 Web site’s appearance on the latest Web browsers, including Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer 9, and FireFox
* Embed video and audio into your Web page
* Enhance your JavaScript knowledge with jQuery Ajax library
* Control your page layout and design with CSS3, embedded fonts, animation, transformation, 3D, and rounded borders
* Leverage the new HTML5 elements, such as ARTICLE, SECTION, FOOTER, HEADER, and ASIDE
* Extend your Web applications to mobile devices such as the iPhone, Android, and WebOS mobile phones with HTML5 FORMs 2.0
* Implement the Geolocation API in your Web applications
* Apply SQL-like local data storage to your Web solutions

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Editorial Reviews

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Praise for the first edition

. a handy introduction to HTML5. It presents the major concepts in a logical sequence, and the topics flow easily from explanations to bite-sized projects, flavored with practical advice.
-Sam Wan, UI engineer

. puts solutions at your fingertips; the content is concise and easily referenced, and the accompanying projects help convert learning to real-world action.
-Toby Pestridge, Toby James Creative

Matthew has provided us a great frame of reference of what's to come and what we can start using now!
-Conrad Fuhrman, partner/Lead Developer ThreeSphere LLC

. introduces you to key concepts, and dives in for a comprehensive look to prepare you for tomorrow's internet.
-Joel Martinez,

.presents new and seemingly complex topics in a practical, easy to understand manner. This book will bring programmers and designers into the next generation of web development..
-Ryan Moore, author of Foundation ASP.NET for Flash

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780240813288
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/4/2010
  • Series: Visualizing the Web Series
  • Pages: 299
  • Sales rank: 1,470,041
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew has a deep understanding of how to deliver content to an audience with ever increasing media consumption choices. He has written books for Friends of Ed, Pearson Press, New Riders, Wiley and Peach Pit. He is also experience at leading teams top deliver bestselling titles books that come with accompanying video training and media. An example is Flash MX Magic, a book written by 7 authors, with an accompanying web site and CD. The book sold over 45,000 copies in 12 languages. Matthew is also the author of 400+ articles. In addition to writing, Matthew also consults with education organizations to improve their online and in-classroom training curriculum. Organizations he has worked with include the University of Hawaii, Ziff-Davis university, Element K, Allen Interactions Training, University Of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School and corporations including Case-New Holland and Alliance. Matthew has extensive experience in teaching and developing online material and has developed materials used by Element K, Brain Bench exams and Macromedia Certified Training. Currently, Matthew work’s for Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company. His role is to lead globally dispersed IT and Marketing teams to deliver world class solutions. Matthew strongly believes that solutions must be both practical and engaging for them to be successful. This is demonstrated with the web site that uses Flash and other rich media solutions, including AJAX, to deliver a series of elegant customer tools, while also being supported by sophisticated technologies behind the scenes.
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Table of Contents

New HTML 5 Tags for Designers; CSS3 style for Designers; Illustration and Images in HTML 5 for Designers; Video and Audio in HTML 5 for Designers; JavaScript interactivity to your Web Designs

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