HTML5 Hacks

HTML5 Hacks

By: Jesse Cravens (author)Paperback

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HTML5 is already transforming web development, though it's still under construction in some areas. HTML5 Hacks shows you how to use the latest tools to make your sites and applications more interactive, more functional, and more capable of competing with desktop applications. Each hack shows you how to make a concrete improvement, applying the latest in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS power to common web development issues. Learn the latest techniques with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Discover new markup and multimedia features Take off with new graphics features in Canvas and SVG Use new presentation models and tools in CSS3 Apply CSS transformation and animation to reduce the amount of JavaScript you need for exciting sites Implement local storage with hash tables and databases Improve client-server communication with web sockets and XmlHttpRequest

About Author

Jesse is a technologist with 12 years of experience in developing web applications. He has a Art degree from Rice University, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has worked with enterprise Fortune 200 clients, mid to small business owners, and entertainment clients such as Jackson Browne, CSNY, and Angie Ruiz. His positions have ranged from UI designer, high school programming teacher, interactive web developer, web architect, and technical manager. His favorite programming language will always be JavaScript. His current focuses are on building high performing applications for the mobile web, hacking real time Node.js applications, building Ruby gems, and teaching Single Page Application architecture. He lives in Boerne, TX with his beautiful wife (Amy), son (Carter), and daughter (Lindley). When his eyes tire, Jesse loves to pick bluegrass instruments. Jeff Burtoft is a Front-end Developer and has been in the Web Development community for over 15 years. He has a B.A. in Rhetorical Studies from Duquesne University and a certification in Latin American Business from Inter-American University in San Juan Puerto Rico. Jeff's work experience varies with positions like "web master" of a start-up company, to multimedia consultant for the department of defence. Throughout the years, Jeff's first love has been the web: html, JavaScript, CSS, and now HTML5. Jeff currently works as a Lead Front-end Developer for USAA, an insurance/banking/investment company in San Antonio, TX. Jeff is also a blogger at and has personally released several Hybrid Mobile Applications into some of the popular mobile app markets. He lives in San Antonio with his wife and three children. In his free time, Jeff enjoys writing Mobile Apps and getting beat by a 5 year old on video games.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781449334994
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9781449334994
  • ISBN10: 1449334997

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