Presentation on theme: "What is HTML5…?. ”…removes the need for plugins” ”…can handle multimedia directly” ”…enables rich, interactive clients” ”…enables advanced visual designs”"— Presentation transcript:
”…removes the need for plugins” ”…can handle multimedia directly” ”…enables rich, interactive clients” ”…enables advanced visual designs” ”…enables offline web application” ”…rids the world of war and poverty!”
What is HTML5…? ”…removes the need for plugins” yes ”…can handle multimedia directly” yes ”…enables rich, interactive clients” yes ”…enables advanced visual designs” yes ”…enables offline web application” yes ”…rids the world of war and poverty!” well….
Why do we need HTML5? Previous (existing) technologies are actually rooted in the 90’es… HTML perceived as markup for ”documents”, not ”applications” Need for multimedia, advanced user interaction, etc. handled by use of plugins
HTML5 foundation HTML is now only intended to define structure for a page, not presentation New tags introduced include: article, aside, details, summary, section, header, footer, nav,… Also tags for media content, like video, audio,…
HTML5 foundation Since HTML is now only intended for structure, certain tags are now considered depricated, like font, center, big,… However, they are not as such removed; they are ”discouraged”
Can I use HTML5 now…? The short answers is….it depends! http://html5readiness.com/ Since HTML5 is a collection of technologies, progress and browser support is uneven… Most browsers are catching up, even IE (10+) What about mobile devices…?
HTML5 vs Apps ”We can forget about Apps, now that we have HTML5…” The jury is still out Correct in principle, when all browsers fully support all HTML5 technologies Apps will be here for a while yet…