All posts for "HTML5" tag

Automating front-end build processes using Grunt

Published
27th January 2014
by 
Matt Jennings
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Automating front-end build processes using Grunt

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.

The business case for HTML5

Published
11th September 2012
by 
Léonie Watson
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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

Published
21st November 2011
by 
Liam Tullberg
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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.

Using HTML lists

Published
8th March 2011
by 
Léonie Watson
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Using HTML lists

HTML lists are simple but extremely useful. Like HTML headings, they help give semantic meaning to information on a web page. Coded correctly, lists also give screen reader users important insights into the nature of the content they’re exploring.

BBC questions HTML5

Published
18th August 2010
by 
Alastair Campbell
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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?

Standards.Next cognition and accessibility

Published
21st September 2009
by 
Léonie Watson
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Standards.Next cognition and accessibility

Standards.Next is an informal meetup hosted by Opera. The idea is for a group of people to get together and listen to a few presentations on a key theme, then really get involved with questions so the whole thing takes on a workshop style. On Saturday, the theme was cognition in accessibility.