The Definitive Guide to HTML5

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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 provides the breadth of information you'll need to start creating the next generation of HTML5 websites. It covers all the base knowledge required for standards-compliant, semantic, modern website creation. It also coversthe full HTML5 ecosystem andthe associated APIs that complement the core HTML5 language.

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 begins by tackling the basics of HTML5, ensuring that you know best practices and key uses of all of the ...

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Overview

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 provides the breadth of information you'll need to start creating the next generation of HTML5 websites. It covers all the base knowledge required for standards-compliant, semantic, modern website creation. It also coversthe full HTML5 ecosystem andthe associated APIs that complement the core HTML5 language.

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 begins by tackling the basics of HTML5, ensuring that you know best practices and key uses of all of the important elements, including those new to HTML5. This section also covers extended usage of CSS3, JavaScript, and DOM manipulation,making youproficient in all coreaspects of modern website creation.

The final part of the book covers the associated W3C APIs that surround the HTML5 specification. You will achieve a thorough working knowledge of the Geolocation API, web storage, creating offline applications, and the new drag and drop functionality. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 also dives into the key media enhancements of HTML5 and its surrounding technologies: Canvas, video and audio.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use all of the core features of HTML5
  • How to make the most of the APIs that surround HTML5, such as Geolocation, Web Storage, and drag and drop
  • How to leverage the media capabilities of the modern web: Canvas, audio, and video

Who this book is for

Web developers and designers who want to increase their HTML5 skills to create modern, standards-compliant websites.

Table of Contents

  1. Putting HTML in Context
  2. Getting Ready
  3. Getting Started with HTML
  4. Getting Started with CSS
  5. Getting Started with JavaScript
  6. HTML Elements in Context
  7. Creating HTML Documents
  8. Marking Up Text
  9. Grouping Content
  10. Creating Sections
  11. Working with Tables
  12. Working with Forms
  13. Customizing the Input Element
  14. Other Forms Elements & Input Validation
  15. Embedding Content
  16. CSS In Context
  17. Using the CSS Selectors – Part I
  18. Using the CSS Selectors – Part II
  19. Using Borders &Backgrounds
  20. Working with the Box Model
  21. Creating Layouts
  22. Styling Text
  23. Transitions, Animations & Transforms
  24. Other CSS Properties & Features
  25. The DOM in Context
  26. Working with the Document Object
  27. Working with the Window Object
  28. Working with DOM Elements
  29. Styling DOM Elements
  30. Working with Events
  31. Using the Element-Specific Objects
  32. Using Ajax – Part I
  33. Using Ajax – Part II
  34. Working with Multimedia
  35. Using the Canvas – Part I
  36. Using the Canvas – Part II
  37. Using Drag & Drop
  38. Using Geolocation
  39. Using Web Storage
  40. Creating Offline Applications
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430239604
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 12/14/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1080
  • Sales rank: 539,016
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Adam Freeman is an experienced IT professional who has held senior positions in a range of companies, most recently serving as chief technology officer and chief operating officer of a global bank. Now retired, he spends his time writing and long-distance running.
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