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Entering the New World of HTML 5

May 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Those people involved with the internet must be familiar with html 5. Now is the time we use html 5, the latest available html. Based on wikipedia.org

HTML5 introduces a number of new elements and attributes that reflect typical usage on modern Web sites. Some of them are semantic replacements for common uses of generic block (

) and inline () elements, for example (website navigation block) and (usually refer to bottom of web page or to last lines of html code). Other elements provide new functionality through a standardized interface, such as the and [9] elements.[10]

Some deprecated elements from HTML 4.01 have been dropped, including purely presentational elements such as and

, whose effects are achieved using Cascading Style Sheets. There is also a renewed emphasis on the importance of DOM scripting (e.g., JavaScript) in Web behavior.

The HTML5 syntax is no longer based on SGML despite the similarity of its markup. It has, however, been designed to be backward compatible with common parsing of older versions of HTML. It comes with a new introductory line that looks like an SGML document type declaration, , which enables standards-compliant rendering in all browsers that use “DOCTYPE sniffing”.

HTML5 also incorporates Web Forms 2.0, another WHATWG specification.

HTML5 also introduces a new way of presenting multimedia with such tags as () and () as a beginning to standardize the mark up of such content. Although these are new and very useful tags, their use in browsing technologies is still minimal.

From the description above. Html 5 is a new great inovation of hyper text markup language. And for the HTML 5 Demo and tutorial I will explain it later on the upcoming post