HTML is a key part of the Internet. It has a short but extremely vibrant history.
In order to understand what HTML5 is about, it’s useful to look at where it came
from. The Internet (and the Web in particular) has been changing at a dizzying
pace. HTML has been trying to keep up.
When HTML was first devised, it comprised a handful of tags, and HTML did
little more than determine how a page was laid out. As the Web matured, many
features were added. Today’s Internet is still about documents, but it’s also
HTML has always been about interconnection. Back in the ancient days, when electronica
was cool and not called “house music” and before the Rolling Stones qualified
for Medicare, the web was littered with big huge documents. In fact, it was exactly the
opposite of today, where most people think enhanced digital books are just electronic
wrappers around full-text copies of what’s in print.
In the ’90s, the web was full of 15-page specifications, all in a single file. You scrolled
through those massive documents just like you paged through an encyclopedia.
How do I create fast and responsive mobile websites that work across a range of platforms?
For developers dealing with the proliferation of mobile devices each with unique screen sizes
and performance limitations, it is an important question. This cookbook provides the answer.
You will learn how to apply the latest HTML5 mobile web features effectively across a range
of mobile devices.
HTML5 Mobile Development Cookbook will show you how to plan, build, debug, and optimize