Why upgrade your website to HTML5
Today we see Smartphones and Tablets everywhere in impressive numbers. IOS and Android based devices now exceed ‘x’ billion installs. Each one boasts an app ecosystem supporting over ‘y’ million apps. Their rapid growth as platforms and the apps ecosystem has led to questions about…Read More
HTML5 promises users a better web experience than its predecessor across all devices whether they are Smartphones like the iPhone or Android, traditional Computers and the newer Tablets and Netbooks. The 5 key reasons why HTML5 is important 1. Growing smartphone use for accessing the…Read More
As we saw in our earlier post on HTML5 and Geolocation, the concept has a lot of potential for pushing or retrieving relevant information depending on your location and time. This looks great for getting restaurant recommendations in your car at lunch time on Facebook…Read More
What is an HTML5 Web application?
An HTML5 application or app makes use of the various specs mentioned in the HTML5 draft to provide users a more interactive web experience.
Some HTML5 Web apps
Offline web usage and application cache
Web applications will now be much more user friendly.Read More
A common problem faced by web users is the browser freezing up when using heavy web applications. Often one has to wait for a long time till the operation completes before going any further.
With the introduction of the HTML5 Web Workers API, users can now say goodbye to this issue.Read More
HTML5 is a set of web specifications being developed as part of an ongoing project by the “Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group” (WHATWG). These specs include new HTML5 features like geolocation, canvas, video and application cache. The HTML5 video element is particularly interesting.Read More
Geolocation helps a user identify their current geographic location. Till a few years ago, geolocation was restricted to very few devices such as GPS and a few others. This information was not open, could not be shared easily and nothing useful could be built around it.Read More
There has been a long standing demand for making offline web application use easier. With the advent of HTML5 that wait is finally over. Application cache and offline storage is an important feature of the HTML5 specs released till date. The feature enables web pages,…Read More