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Html5 by Mark Pilgrim
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really liked it
bookshelves: edge-yew-kay-shun

I read this in its Internet form, where it's called Dive Into Html5, and it's great! In addition to being a great history and overview of the evolution of Html, the e-book also acts as a simple but effective application of Html5 techniques and features. This is one of the few books that actually works better as an e-book.

My only gripe was that it's effectively covering a technology in its infancy (not really its fault, of course), and had to include "Feature not implemented" disclaimers for a lot of things. It was also a bit repetitive with it's javascript feature detection code, which are more-or-less the same code for each new element.

Nevertheless, if you're looking to get started on the future of the web, look no further than this well made--and free!--book. It rocks!

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Reading Progress

December 4, 2010 – Started Reading
December 4, 2010 – Shelved
February 14, 2011 – Shelved as: edge-yew-kay-shun
February 15, 2011 – Finished Reading

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