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HTML 5

HTML 5 is the latest version of Hypertext Markup Language for creating web pages. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.

HTML5 provides developers with tools such as Offline Web Storage, GeoLocation API, Canvas Drawing, CSS3, and many more.



HTML5 applications run on Tizen, Firefox OS and WebOS without a browser.

Why HTML5?

  • New HTML Standard
  • New Elements
  • New Attributes
  • Full CSS3 Support
  • Video and Audio
  • 2D/3D Graphics
  • Local Storage
  • Local SQL Database
Rules:
  • New features should be based on HTML,CSS,DOM and JavaScript
  • Reduce the need for external plugins(like Flash)
  • Better Error handling
  • More markup to replace scripting
  • HTML5 should be device independent
New Features:
  • Canvas element for drawing
  • video and audio elements for media playback
  • Better support for local offline storage
  • New content Specific elements like article,footer,header,nav,section
  • New form controls like calendar,date,time,email,url,search
New Markup Elements:


New Media Elements:

New Canvas elements:

New Form elements:

New Input Elements:

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