Head First HTML5 Programming | WickedlySmart

Published in October, 2011, Head First HTML5 Programming is the highly anticipated follow on to Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML (2005).

What can HTML5 do for you? If you’re a web developer looking to use this new version of HTML, you might be wondering how much has really changed. Head First HTML5 Programming introduces the key features — including local storage, audio and video tags, geolocation, and the canvas drawing surface — and uses concrete examples and exercises to apply and reinforce these concepts. You’ll learn how to use HTML5, Javascript, and CSS3 to create fast, interactive sites with no plugins.

  • Get the low-down on changes to basic HTML
  • Understand JavaScript’s relationship to HTML5
  • Bring out your inner artist with Canvas
  • Use the technology to add audio and video
  • Take advantage of local storage
  • Put your browser to work with Web workers
  • Learn how HTML5 deals with geolocation, and more

We think your time is too valuable to waste struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First HTML5 Programming uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. Best of all, you’ll learn HTML5 in a way that won’t put you to sleep.

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