HTML5 gets all the press these days, but CSS3 really brings some great new possibilities to your web applications. CSS3 lets developers drastically improve an application’s look and feel with minimal effort. It lets developers use design elements that previously required the use of images and image editors. Why is that so important? Like it … Continue reading The browser mess: What developers must know before using CSS3
In this tutorial, we will learn about an aspect of HTML5 that you may already use on a daily basis: Geolocation: In short, geolocation allows the browser to identify your location and tailor content specific to wherever you are at that moment. If you own a smartphone, you’ve probably already come in contact with geolocation … Continue reading HTML5 Tutorial: Geolocation
The HTML5 canvas element is defined as a “resolution-dependent bitmap canvas, which can be used for rendering graphs, game graphics, or other visual images on the fly.” In other words, it’s a rectangular area you can place on your website that can contain lines, shapes, images, text, animation, games, etc… Think of it like this: … Continue reading HTML5 Tutorial: Canvas
Out of all the changes brought about by HTML5, video has received the most press, and for good reason. HTML5 frees us from external video plugins when watching video online. You’re probably familiar with plugins such as flash, quicktime, or realplayer. With HTML5, you won’t need these plugins to watch online video. The video player … Continue reading HTML5 Tutorial: Video
The most commonly overused element in HTML is the “div” tag. Why? For starters, we don’t have many other options. Also, it’s kind of a catch-all tag. By definition, the “div” tag defines a division or section in an HTML document. As you probably know, there are many things that can be defined as divisions … Continue reading HTML5 Tutorial: New Structural Elements!