The budding HTML5 specification features multimedia capabilities for the Web and it is being embraced by companies ranging from Google to Microsoft and Apple. HTML5 covers a broad spectrum, said Eric Bidelman of Google Chrome developer relations, in a blog entry.
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“The term ‘HTML5’ covers so many different topics that developers have a hard time getting up to speed on all of them. Some APIs and features are part of accepted standards while some are still a work in progress,” Bidelman said.” Additionally, there are a number of great resources out there, but most are still very hard to find. As announced on the chromium.org blog, Google is releasing a new developer resource dedicated to all that is HTML5, HTML5Rocks.com.”
The site has been broken up into four main sections: Interactive Presentation, to demonstrate HTML5 features; HTML Playground, for trying out capabilities; Tutorials; and Resources.
HTML5 has been at the center of an ongoing feud between Apple and Adobe, with Apple saying the emergence of HTML5 means Adobe’s Flash plug-in technology is no longer necessary.
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