Between curating sites for the HTML5 gallery and answering readers’ questions here at HTML5 Doctor, I see a host of HTML5 sites and their underlying markup. In this post, I’ll show you some of the mistakes and poor markup practices I often see and explain how to avoid them. Don’t use section as a wrapper for styling One of the most common problems I see in people’s markup is the arbitrary replacement of <div> s with HTML5 sectioning elements — specifically, replacing wrapper <div> s (used for styling) with <section> s. In XHTML or HTML4, I would see something like this:
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HTML5 Encoding Secrets HTML5 Encoding Secrets After viewing this video, video publishers will have all the information they need to encode and stream to HTML5 browsers. Companies Mentioned: An hour is all a developer needs to begin working with MPEG4/H.264 and WebM video. That's the length of Jan Ozer's information-packed session How To: Encoding Video for HTML5 at the recent Streaming Media East conference in New York City. Presenting detailed information on both formats, as well as the codecs that drive them, Ozer gave viewers the knowledge they need to stream to HTML5 browsers.
By Bruce Lawson brucelawson . Wednesday, April 6, 2011 7:30:35 AM accessiiblity , HTML5 , internationalisation At Opera HQ, we're implementing the HTML5 <details> element. s Developer Relations Team - Implementing HTML5 <details>
Seriously, What is HTML5? I’m tired of people getting confused. The W3C hasn’t done the best job at explaining what HTML5 is or means to a lot of people either. In fact, they went out of their way to say that, accompanying the HTML5 new branding , CSS3 and the JS API’s ( Geolocation , Websockets etc.), that are floating around with their own specs, are lumped into one and the same. So what is HTML5?