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HTML5 Resources

January 5, 2012


A one stop place which aggregates links to tutorials, tools, documentation, references, community and books on HTML5

  1. HTML5 Rocks — aggregates information on HTML5 and the latest web technologies and standards.

HTML5 Editors

December 25, 2011


1) Aptana Studio 3
Aptana Studio 3 is an open source web development tool. Has support for the latest browser technology specs such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ruby, Rails, PHP and Python.

Core Features of Aptana Studio 3

  1. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Code Assist
  2. GIT Integration
  3. Integrated Debugger
  4. Built-in command line terminal for execution of operating system commands and language utilities

2) Aloha EditorLearn More About Aloha Editor

3) Rendara — Makes learning HTML5 and CSS3 easy! Web Developers can try out some Javascript and experiment with jQuery, jQuery Tools and jQuery UI libraries. Try Rendara

4) BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG HTML5 editor. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox 4, BlueGriffon is a modern and robust solution to edit Web pages in conformance to the latest Web Standards. Because Gecko lives inside BlueGriffon, the document you edit will look exactly the same in Firefox 4. It’s free to download and is available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

5) Mercury is a full featured HTML5 editor. Supports all browsers that have implemented the complete W3C contentEditable specification i.e., Firefox 4+, Chrome 10+, Safari 5+. Learn More about Mercury Editor

Introduction to HTML5

December 10, 2011


What is HTML5?

HTML5 is the next generation of HTML and will be the new standard for HTML, XHTML, and the HTML DOM.

HTML5 is not yet an official standard and is still a work in progress. Most modern browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer have some HTML5 support and are working towards adding new HTML5 features to their latest versions.

New Features in HTML5

  • New content specific elements like header, nav, section, article, footer
  • Video and audio elements for media playback.
  • Form elements like email, calendar, date, time, url, search
  • The HTML5 Canvas element is an HTML tag with its content being rendered with the help of JavaScript.
  • Support for local offline storage