Snippet – What to Do About Old Browsers

Web sites reflect the company's professional image. If your site renders improperly or not at all, your company's reputation can be tarnished. If your site has browser display problems, visitors and potential customers will leave your site and not look back. In the post Using Modernizr, Polyfills, YepNope, you learned how you can support browsers... Continue Reading →

HTML5 Tutorial – Drag and Drop

Drag and drop is a part of the HTML5 standard. Drag-and-drop functionality is something that computer users have come to take for granted as "just working," and there are a few ways to enable it within the browser. Imagine a computer or smartphone with a pointing device. -- a drag operation could be like a... Continue Reading →

HTML5 Tutorial – Video, Audio Multimedia

HTML5 defines a new element which specifies a standard way to embed a video/movie on a web page: the <video> element. Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support the video element, but you may need multiple files to support the video formats. For this demo, I’m using a video that is in the... Continue Reading →

HTML5 Tutorial – Local Storage

One of the new features that you may want to use in your line of business application is local storage. We can store data locally or use cookies. localstorage provides a way to persist data on the client side without using cookies. The localStorage attribute provides persistent storage areas for domains. It allows Web applications... Continue Reading →

HTML5 Tutorial – HTML Forms Tags

One of the cool features of HTML5 is the support offered in forms. You’ve probably worked with HTML form tag, which is how you collect customer responses and add interactivity to your website. HTML forms interact with scripts to collect data, record information, or simply involve your readers with your web page. You’ve used input... Continue Reading →

Using Modernizr, Polyfills, YepNope

Modernizr is a small JavaScript library that you can use for feature detection, browser compatibility using polyfills, and quick JavaScript loading. I’ll take each one in turn. It detects the availability of native implementations for next-generation web technologies, i.e. features that stem from the HTML5 and CSS3 specifications. Many of these features are already implemented... Continue Reading →

HTML5, CSS3 Tip – Boilerplates

As you have seen in our introductory posts on HTML5, you will want to start with some sort of boilerplate. Boilerplates help you remember all of the items you need to be successful. HTML5Boilerplate helps you start your project with a lean, mobile-friendly HTML template; optimized Google Analytics snippet; placeholder touch-device icon; and docs covering... Continue Reading →

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