As front end development has become more and more complex over the last few years, developers have started to use a range of different tools for different purposes. Perhaps you are working on a simple project with an AngularJS front end.
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The business case for HTML5
HTML5 has been in development since 2004, but it was thrust into the limelight when Steve Jobs aired his views on open standards in 2010. HTML5 (and its associated technologies) has now reached a level of maturity that has encouraged organisations to begin adopting it as the basis for key development projects.
There are several business benefits of moving towards a web-platform solution. How much you benefit will depend on the nature of your organisation, but there are several different advantages that may apply.
Detecting browser compatibility for HTML5 video and audio
Different browsers offer different levels of support for HTML5 audio and video. Where some browsers support one type of media file other browsers will fail to do so. While browser vendors continue to implement HTML5 features support should get better and better. However, the situation at the time of writing dictates that we cannot (and certainly should not) assume that a browser will play HTML5 media.
How to create accessible charts
In this article, Dan Stringer explores how he overcame the challenge of creating accessible charts for a recent project.
Using HTML lists
BBC questions HTML5
The BBC joined the HTML5 discussions recently when Erik Huggers' posted on the BBC Internet Blog: HTML5, open standards, and the BBC. People have been asking the BBC throw its weight behind HTML5, and its use of Flash seems to show reticence, is that justified?