HTML 5 Overview

Lachlan Hunt PubCon, Las Vegas 2008-11-13

New Structure and Semantics .




<header> <nav> <article> <aside> <footer> .

<time> <figure> <legend> <meter> .

<h1> <section> <h1> <h1> .

but can be styled with CSS in Opera Firefox 3.Element Implementations No native support.0 Safari IE 6 and 7 using simple createElement() hack .


New Multimedia .

Video Native video support in browsers DOM APIs for providing custom interfaces No more dependence upon Flash .

1 alpha 2 (Ogg Theora) . Ogg Theora) Safari 3.Video Implementations Opera (Experimental.1 (All QuickTime formats) Firefox 3.

Canvas Dynamically draw graphics and text Graphics-oriented DOM APIs .

Canvas Implementations Opera Firefox Safari IE 6+ using ExplorerCanvas script .


Developer Tools .

nu HTML5 Conformance Checker Exceeds the capabilities of traditional DTD based validation .Validator.

Ruby Off-the-shelf parser reduces reliance on RegExp hacks .Parsing HTML 5 html5lib Parsing Library for HTML Python.


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