Implement the powerful multimedia and interactive capabilities offered by HTML5, including style control tools, illustration tools, video, audio, and rich media solutions. Understand how HTML5 is changing the web development game with this project-based book that shows you-not just tells you-what HTML5 can do for your websites. Reinforce your practical understanding of the new standard with demo applications and tutorials, so that execution is one short step away.
HTML5 is the future of the web. Literally every web designer and developer needs to know how to use this language to create the types of web sites consumers now expect. This new edition of the bestseller teaches you to enhance your web designs with rich media solutions and interactivity, using detailed descriptions and hands-on projects for every step along the way. The second edition contains completely updated information, including more on mobility and video standards, plus new projects.
The companion website, visualizetheweb.com, is packed full of extra information, online code libraries, and a user forum, offering even more opportunity to learn new skills, practice your coding and interact with other users.
Praise for the first edition
. a handy introduction to HTML5. It presents the major concepts in a logical sequence, and the topics flow easily from explanations to bite-sized projects, flavored with practical advice.
-Sam Wan, UI engineer
. puts solutions at your fingertips; the content is concise and easily referenced, and the accompanying projects help convert learning to real-world action.
-Toby Pestridge, Toby James Creative
Matthew has provided us a great frame of reference of what's to come and what we can start using now!
-Conrad Fuhrman, partner/Lead Developer ThreeSphere LLC
. introduces you to key concepts, and dives in for a comprehensive look to prepare you for tomorrow's internet.
-Joel Martinez, Codecub.net
.presents new and seemingly complex topics in a practical, easy to understand manner. This book will bring programmers and designers into the next generation of web development..
-Ryan Moore, author of Foundation ASP.NET for Flash
Section 1: HTML5 Tag Structure
Project 1: Building a Website Using HTML5 Blocking Elements
Section 2: Picture CSS3
Project 2: Applying CSS3 to Your Web Design
Section 3: Rendering HTML5 Illustration
Project 3: Inserting Video into Your Web Design
Section 4: HTML5 Rich Media Foundation
Project 4: Creating SVG Logos and CANVAS Charts