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The Definitive Guide to HTML5

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Getting Started

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Adam Freeman
      Pages 3-8
    3. Adam Freeman
      Pages 9-11
    4. Adam Freeman
      Pages 13-37
    5. Adam Freeman
      Pages 39-69
    6. Adam Freeman
      Pages 71-101
  3. The HTML Elements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Adam Freeman
      Pages 105-115
    3. Adam Freeman
      Pages 117-150
    4. Adam Freeman
      Pages 151-190
    5. Adam Freeman
      Pages 191-216
    6. Adam Freeman
      Pages 217-249
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      Pages 251-279
    8. Adam Freeman
      Pages 281-309
    9. Adam Freeman
      Pages 311-350
    10. Adam Freeman
      Pages 351-369
    11. Adam Freeman
      Pages 371-394
  4. Cascading Style Sheets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 395-395
    2. Adam Freeman
      Pages 397-410

About this book


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 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 you proficient in all core aspects 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.

About the authors

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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