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CSS3, JavaScript and HTML5 explained

HTML5 v. XHTML5

| July 28, 2010

HTML5 allows developers to code very loosely, making the HTML 4 loose doctype seem strict. To me, not closing tags, omitting tags, not quoting attributes, etc., makes me throw up a little bit in my mouth. Not a pretty picture? … More …

Introducing HTML5: Web Workers

| July 13, 2010

All the interactivity executed on a page, including CSS repainting of a page when needed, runs on a single JavaScript thread. If there is a task with a heavy script load, the browser may slow to a crawl, greatly harming … More …

SessionStorage

| July 13, 2010

SessionStorage is an alternative to session cookies, but more powerful. The HTML5 storage API defines persistent data storage of key-value pair data in Web clients. The HTML5 Storage API improves upon HTTP session and local cookies that you are likely … More …

Microdata

| July 13, 2010

Microdata let you create your own vocabularies beyond HTML5 and extend your web pages with custom semantics. Microdata uses the new to HTML5 attributes of itemscope, itemprop, itemref and itemtype. The itemscope attribute is used create an item. The itemprop … More …

ApplicationCache

| July 13, 2010

Up until now, users of web applications have only been able to use the applications while connected to the Internet. When offline, web based e-mail, calendars and other online tools have been unavailable, and, for the most part, continue to … More …