HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World is your perfect introduction to the latest generation of web technologies. This easy-to-follow guide covers everything you need to know to get started today. You'll master the semantic markup available in HTML5, as well as how to use CSS3 to create amazing-looking websites without resorting to complex workarounds.
You'll learn how to:
Lose that pesky Flash habit by embracing native HTML5 video
Set type that truly supports your message
Build intelligent web forms that users will love!
Design modern web apps the shine on mobile devices
Create dynamic, efficient graphics on the fly with SVG and canvas
Use shiny new APIs to add geolocation and offline functionality
Build your own full featured HTML5 website, the HTML5 Herald
This easy-to-follow guide is illustrated with lots of examples, and leads readers through the process of creating great websites from start to finish using HTML5 and CSS3.
Alexis Goldstein is a teacher and co-organizer of Girl Develop it, a group that conducts low-cost programming classes for woman, and a very proud member of the NYC Resistor hackerspace in Brooklyn, New York.
Louis Lazaris is a freelance web designer and front-end developer. He has been involved in web design since the days when table layouts and one-pixel GIF's dominated the industry. Louis writes for a number of top web design blogs including his own site, Impressive Webs.