Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 How Did We Get Here?

    1. Diving In

    2. MIME Types

    3. A Long Digression into How Standards Are Made

    4. An Unbroken Line

    5. A Timeline of HTML Development from 1997 to 2004

    6. Everything You Know About XHTML Is Wrong

    7. A Competing Vision

    8. What Working Group?

    9. Back to the W3C

    10. Postscript

    11. Further Reading

  2. Chapter 2 Detecting HTML5 Features

    1. Diving In

    2. Detection Techniques

    3. Modernizr: An HTML5 Detection Library

    4. Canvas

    5. Canvas Text

    6. Video

    7. Video Formats

    8. Local Storage

    9. Web Workers

    10. Offline Web Applications

    11. Geolocation

    12. Input Types

    13. Placeholder Text

    14. Form Autofocus

    15. Microdata

    16. Further Reading

  3. Chapter 3 What Does It All Mean?

    1. Diving In

    2. The Doctype

    3. The Root Element

    4. The <head> Element

    5. New Semantic Elements in HTML5

    6. A Long Digression into How Browsers Handle Unknown Elements

    7. Headers

    8. Articles

    9. Dates and Times

    10. Navigation

    11. Footers

    12. Further Reading

  4. Chapter 4 Let’s Call It a Draw(ing Surface)

    1. Diving In

    2. Simple Shapes

    3. Canvas Coordinates

    4. Paths

    5. Text

    6. Gradients

    7. Images

    8. What About IE?

    9. A Complete Example

    10. Further Reading

  5. Chapter 5 Video on the Web

    1. Diving In

    2. Video Containers

    3. Video Codecs

    4. Audio Codecs

    5. What Works on the Web

    6. Licensing Issues with H.264 Video

    7. Encoding Ogg Video with Firefogg

    8. Batch Encoding Ogg Video with ffmpeg2theora

    9. Encoding H.264 Video with HandBrake

    10. Batch Encoding H.264 Video with HandBrake

    11. Encoding WebM Video with ffmpeg

    12. At Last, the Markup

    13. What About IE?

    14. A Complete Example

    15. Further Reading

  6. Chapter 6 You Are Here (And So Is Everybody Else)

    1. Diving In

    2. The Geolocation API

    3. Show Me the Code

    4. Handling Errors

    5. Choices! I Demand Choices!

    6. What About IE?

    7. geo.js to the Rescue

    8. A Complete Example

    9. Further Reading

  7. Chapter 7 The Past, Present, and Future of Local Storage for Web Applications

    1. Diving In

    2. A Brief History of Local Storage Hacks Before HTML5

    3. Introducing HTML5 Storage

    4. Using HTML5 Storage

    5. HTML5 Storage in Action

    6. Beyond Named Key/Value Pairs: Competing Visions

    7. Further Reading

  8. Chapter 8 Let’s Take This Offline

    1. Diving In

    2. The Cache Manifest

    3. The Flow of Events

    4. The Fine Art of Debugging, a.k.a. “Kill Me! Kill Me Now!”

    5. Let’s Build One!

    6. Further Reading

  9. Chapter 9 A Form of Madness

    1. Diving In

    2. Placeholder Text

    3. Autofocus Fields

    4. Email Addresses

    5. Web Addresses

    6. Numbers As Spinboxes

    7. Numbers As Sliders

    8. Date Pickers

    9. Search Boxes

    10. Color Pickers

    11. And One More Thing...

    12. Further Reading

  10. Chapter 10 “Distributed,” “Extensibility,” and Other Fancy Words

    1. Diving In

    2. What Is Microdata?

    3. The Microdata Data Model

    4. Marking Up People

    5. Marking Up Organizations

    6. Marking Up Events

    7. Marking Up Reviews

    8. Further Reading

  1. Appendix The All-in-One Almost-Alphabetical Guide to Detecting Everything

    1. List of Elements

    2. Further Reading

  2. Colophon