This short book provides a practical introduction to HTML5. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant language of web pages. Originally developed as a way to describe and share scientific papers, HTML is now used to mark up all sorts of documents and create visual interfaces for browser-based software.
With HTML5, however, HTML has become as much an of API for developing browser-based software as it is a markup language. In this book, we'll talk about the history of HTML and HTML5 and explore its new features.
Canvas and SVG
HTML5 is required knowledge for every professional web designer and developer. This book will quickly get you up to speed with the fundamentals of HTML5 and give you the confidence to start experimenting on your own.
Tiffany B. Brown is a freelance web developer and technical writer based in Los Angeles. She has worked on the web for more than a decade at a mix of media companies and agencies. Before founding her consultancy, Webinista, Inc., she was part of the Opera Software Developer Relations & Tools team. Now she offers web development and consulting services to agencies and small design teams.
Kerry Butters is the founder and director of markITwrite and is an accomplished technology writer who is passionate about all things tech, the written word and social media. She writes widely across enterprise and consumer tech including gadgets and online marketing. She has a BA hons degree in English with Creative Writing and is a bit of a geek.