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HTML5: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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HTML5 is more than a markup language—it's a dozen independent web standards all rolled into one. Until now, all it's been missing is a manual. With this thorough, jargon-free guide, you'll learn how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic drawings, geolocation, offline web apps, drag-and-drop, and many other features. HTML5 is the future of the Web, and with th

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ebook, 448 pages
Published August 23rd 2011 by O'Reilly Media, Incorporated (first published August 1st 2011)
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Neil Dauphinee
This is a good book for anyone who wants to explore the possibilities of HTML5. What I took away from the book, however, was that until a larger number of browsers get up to speed (notably Internet Explorer), HTML5 is not a wise choice for building a new (or updating an existing) website.

Heads-up: The is an example driven book - not a tutorial driven book. I was looking for the latter and bought the 'missing manual' offering because other 'missing manual' texts I've used were tutorial driven.

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Russ
Amied at people with knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript who want to get up to speed with the new symanics and features that have come about with HTML5.
Anton Antonov
A gem for every newbie web guy.
Mike
It's a decent overview of HTML5. Not really a programming guide, but gives a good introduction to all of the features.
Shows a dislike for Internet Explorer fairly often, which got a little tiresome.
William
I have never been disappointed in the Missing Manual series. Easy to follow, pertinent material. As a bonus, the author provides a review of CSS and JavaScript (essential elements for HTML5).
Mellodi Parks
This one was a good start for those of you wanting to learn. However, like any reference book like this. Don't rely on just one source of information.
Steve Lackey
Decent overview, but little coverage of new features like Canvass and the new File system and Data APIs.
Kyle
I know everyone on goodreads is dying to know that I read this guidebook.
Beth Cornell
Great to see my favorite language making it's way back to the top!
Alexander Kim
Not a good book for a web programmer.
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Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. He's particularly known for his books about building websites, which include a do-it-from-scratch tutorial (Creating a Website: The Missing Manual), a look at cutting-edge HTML5 (HTML5: The Missing Manual), and a WordPress primer (WordPress: The Missing Manual). He's also written a series of books about ...more
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