The Modern Web: Multi-Device Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript [NOOK Book]

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Peter Gasston’s The Modern Web will guide you through the latest and most important tools of device-agnostic web development, including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. His plain-English explanations and practical examples emphasize the techniques, principles, and practices that you’ll need to easily transcend individual browser quirks and stay relevant as these technologies are updated.
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The Modern Web: Multi-Device Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

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Overview

Peter Gasston’s The Modern Web will guide you through the latest and most important tools of device-agnostic web development, including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. His plain-English explanations and practical examples emphasize the techniques, principles, and practices that you’ll need to easily transcend individual browser quirks and stay relevant as these technologies are updated.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593274887
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 4/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 266
  • Sales rank: 750,018
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Peter Gasston has been a web developer for more than 12 years in both agency and corporate settings. The author of The Book of CSS3, Gasston has also been published in Smashing Magazine, A List Apart, and .net magazine. He runs the web development blog Broken Links (broken-links.com/) and lives in London, England.
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Table of Contents

Advance Praise for The Modern Web;
Praise for Peter Gasston’s The Book of CSS3;
About the Author;
About the Technical Reviewer;
Acknowledgments;
Introduction;
The Device Landscape;
The Multi-screen World;
Context: What We Don’t Know;
What You’ll Learn;
Further Reading;
Chapter 1: The Web Platform;
1.1 A Quick Note About Terminology;
1.2 Who You Are and What You Need to Know;
1.3 Getting Our Terms Straight;
1.4 The Real HTML5;
1.5 CSS3 and Beyond;
1.6 Browser Support;
1.7 Test and Test and Test Some More;
1.8 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 2: Structure and Semantics;
2.1 New Elements in HTML5;
2.2 WAI-ARIA;
2.3 The Importance of Semantic Markup;
2.4 Microformats;
2.5 RDFa;
2.6 Microdata;
2.7 Data Attributes;
2.8 Web Components: The Future of Markup?;
2.9 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 3: Device-Responsive CSS;
3.1 Media Queries;
3.2 Media Queries in JavaScript;
3.3 Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design;
3.4 Viewport-Relative Length Units;
3.5 Responsive Design and Replaced Objects;
3.6 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 4: New Approaches to CSS Layouts;
4.1 Multi-columns;
4.2 Flexbox;
4.3 Grid Layout;
4.4 The Further Future;
4.5 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 5: Modern JavaScript;
5.1 New in JavaScript;
5.2 JavaScript Libraries;
5.3 Polyfills and Shims;
5.4 Testing and Debugging;
5.5 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 6: Device Apis;
6.1 Geolocation;
6.2 Orientation;
6.3 Fullscreen;
6.4 Vibration;
6.5 Battery Status;
6.6 Network Information;
6.7 Camera and Microphone;
6.8 Web Storage;
6.9 Drag and Drop;
6.10 Interacting with Files;
6.11 Mozilla’s Firefox OS and WebAPIs;
6.12 PhoneGap and Native Wrappers;
6.13 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 7: Images and Graphics;
7.1 Comparing Vectors and Bitmaps;
7.2 Scalable Vector Graphics;
7.3 The canvas Element;
7.4 When to Choose SVG or Canvas;
7.5 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 8: New Forms;
8.1 New Input Types;
8.2 New Attributes;
8.3 Datalists;
8.4 On-Screen Controls and Widgets;
8.5 Displaying Information to the User;
8.6 Client-side Form Validation;
8.7 The Constraint Validation API;
8.8 Forms and CSS;
8.9 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 9: Multimedia;
9.1 The Media Elements;
9.2 Media Fragments;
9.3 The Media API;
9.4 Media Events;
9.5 Advanced Media Interaction;
9.6 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 10: Web Apps;
10.1 Web Apps;
10.2 Hybrid Apps;
10.3 TV Apps;
10.4 Webinos;
10.5 Application Cache;
10.6 Summary;
Further Reading;
Chapter 11: The Future;
11.1 Web Components;
11.2 The Future of CSS;
11.3 Summary;
Further Reading;
Browser Support as of March 2013;
The Browsers in Question;
Enabling Experimental Features;
Chapter 1: The Web Platform;
Chapter 2: Structure and Semantics;
Chapter 3: Device-Responsive CSS;
Chapter 4: New Approaches to CSS Layouts;
Chapter 5: Modern JavaScript;
Chapter 6: Device APIs;
Chapter 7: Images and Graphics;
Chapter 8: New Forms;
Chapter 9: Multimedia;
Chapter 10: Web Apps;
Chapter 11: The Future;
Further Reading;
Introduction;
Chapter 1: The Web Platform;
Chapter 2: Structure and Semantics;
Chapter 3: Device-Responsive CSS;
Chapter 4: New Approaches to CSS Layouts;
Chapter 5: Modern JavaScript;
Chapter 6: Device APIs;
Chapter 7: Images and Graphics;
Chapter 8: New Forms;
Chapter 9: Multimedia;
Chapter 10: Web Apps;
Chapter 11: The Future;

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