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HTML 5

HTML 5 is an alternate specification for HTML. It is an alternative to XHTML that pays more attention to the Web developers creating and using the language. It was first developed by the WHATWG but is now being developed in tandem with the W3C.
  1. HTML 5 Tags (75)
  2. HTML 5 Examples (5)
  3. HTML 5 Tutorials (19)
  4. HTML5 APIs (14)

HTML5 Information
HTML5 is getting more and more traction as companies find different ways to create websites that use it and devices that rely on it. But if you don't know HTML5, don't despair because there is a lot you can learn about in this document. Learn about the HTML5 specification as well as what tags are well supported and not and what browsers have good HTML5 support right now. There are lots of HTML5 tutorials and a library of HTML5 tags that you can peruse to get more familiar with the HTML5 version of the language.

What is HTML5
HTML5 is a new specification being developed to move HTML forward in the realm of Web applications. It was initially being developed by a group independently of the W3C, but the W3C HTML working group has since joined the development. If you want to stay on top of the changes in HTML and building Web pages, you should learn about HTML5.

What's New in HTML 5
HTML 5 is a new specification of HTML designed to help Web application developers build better Web applications. There are some new and interesting features of HTML 5 that you won't find in HTML 4 or XHTML 1.0.

New Tags in HTML 5
HTML 5 brings in a lot of new tags, 25 in fact. But what are the new HTML 5 tags and what are they for? This article explains about the new HTML 5 tags and how you can use them.

How to Use HTML5 Right Now
There are many parts of HTML5 that can be used right now without any adverse effects to your website, your clients, or your users. Find out what parts of HTML5 you can use right now.

Why are you considering HTML 5?
HTML 5 is a new specification that is finally gaining support with Web browsers. This makes it more enticing for Web designers to use. But since it's not supported in all Web browsers many designers are holding off. Why do you want to use HTML 5? Find out what other About.com readers think and share your own thoughts about HTML 5.

Ignore 2014 - Start Building HTML5 Now
HTML5 is the latest version of HTML, and the W3C estimates that it will be a recommended standard around 2014. This has caused many people to feel that they can and should just ignore it until then. But smart designers will start using it now, so that when there is full browser support they aren't left behind.

Write HTML 5 in Dreamweaver CS5
HTML 5 is now included in Dreamweaver CS5. Learn how to create an HTML 5 document with Dreamweaver CS5.

Enable HTML 5 in Internet Explorer
Many people are opposed to using HTML 5 until Internet Explorer 9 comes out and is widely accepted. But it is possible to use HTML 5 elements that Internet Explorer 8 and lower don't recognize and still style them so that they display correctly. It's three lines of HTML in the HEAD of your document.

HTML 5 - W3C Working Draft
This is the W3C specification of the fifth revision of the HTML language. There are two different variants: HTML5 which is text/html and XHTML5 which is txt/xml. The two languages are being developed in parallel.

HTML 5 - WHATWG Working Draft
This is the HTML 5 specification maintained by the WHATWG group in parallel with the W3C working group.

A Preview of HTML 5 - A List Apart
Written in 2007, this is a short article on how some of the major features of HTML 5 will work. Some of the items may have changed since the article was written, but it's still a good overview of the major features of HTML 5.

What is Local Storage and the localstorage Attribute in HTML 5?
The ability to store information on the hard drive of a customer is a critical difference between web applications and computer applications. But HTML 5 has a feature that is supported even in IE 8 that allows web developers to store data locally without using cookies.

IRI - Internationalized Resource Identifier Definition
Definition of the term IRI as used in web design. IRI is an abbreviation for Internationalized Resource Identifier.

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