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 covers the full HTML5 ecosystem and the associated APIs that complement the core HTML5 language.
The next 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, the communications API, and the new drag and drop functionality.
The Definitive Guide to HTML5 then dives into the key media enhancements of HTML5 and its surrounding technologies: Canvas, SVG, video and audio.
The book rounds off with high-level coverage of concurrent programming, security, offline applications, and testing and debugging HTML5. 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, WebStorage, and drag and drop * How to leverage the media capabilities of the modern web: Canvas, SVG, 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.
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 training for his first competitive triathlon.