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HTML 5 Weekly Issue 136
May 7, 2014
Should You Use HTML5's 'header' and 'footer' Tags?
Bruce Lawson A Place to Discuss and Evolve Web Component Best Practices A place for both creators and users of modern Web components technologies including the main Web Components and Custom Elements specs, Polymer, X-Tag, and more. Zeno Rocha has also written a post explaining why they created the site.
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7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with CSS
David Walsh
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Using Device Orientation in HTML5 A quick look at how to get information about the orientation of the client device, including alpha, beta, and gamma angles.
IE11 Passes IE10 and IE9, Chrome Up, Firefox Down Six months after its release, IE11’s market share is now larger than that of IE9 and IE10 combined. The bad news is IE8 is still holding on strong. Chrome’s overall share has continued to increase.
The Next Web
How to Code HTML5 Video Background in Email
DoCSSa: Sass-based CSS Architecture and Methodology
Matthieu Larcher and Fabien Zibi
Creating a Touch Drawing App using HTML5 Canvas Designed to run in a browser or on mobile devices through a PhoneGap or Intel XDK packaged hybrid app. Includes full source hosted on GitHub.
Intel Developer Zone
When to Use ARIA's role=application role=’application’ affects screen readers by stopping them from intercepting keystrokes so that they can be passed to the code/scripts on the page itself.
Using HTML for In-Game GUIs This piece focuses on a specific implementation, but more interesting is the increasingly popular idea of using HTML-based interfaces within desktop applications.
Upvoid Studios
An Incomplete List of Mistakes in the Design of CSS
Intent to Implement in Firefox: Media Source Extensions It’s still some way off but the process of implementing the Media Source Extensions that allow JavaScript to generate media streams for playback in HTML5’s media elements might be underway soon in Firefox.
A Consolidated View of W3C Groups' Spec Roadmaps/Dashboards
Links with Inline SVG, Staying on Target with Events
What Is That Upside-Down Tree Doing in My Browser? A high level 8 minute introduction to the DOM (Document Object Model) that sits behind the scenes representing Web pages as a tree of data.
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code and tools
Opera 21 (based on Chromium 34) Released Notably supports the img ‘srcset’ attribute for loading different images based on the pixel density of the client device.
StyleStats - A Useful Tool to Collect CSS Statistics
Hyro: A Real-Time HTML5 Editor Available for Windows, OS X and Linux.
Jared Wright
7 Web Frameworks for HTML5 Developers Quick summaries of Ionic, Modernizr, Initializr, Sencha, MontageJS, Brunch and SproutCore.
CutJS: A Fast DOM-like 2D Rendering Engine for HTML5 Canvas A minimal JavaScript library for composing high-performance, dynamic and interactive 2D HTML5 graphics (games in particular). It is inspired by DOM and jQuery with a new concept called pinning introduced instead of styling.
Ali Shakiba
CSS Hexagon Generator
imagine.js: A Lightweight HTML5 Canvas Library
Vlad Akilov
Jesse Freeman's HTML5 Games A collection of HTML5-based games from the well known Amazon Gaming Evangelist.
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RGB of Life: 24 Simultaneous Conway's Games of Life
Travis Briggs
A Rotating Panoramic View in Pure CSS
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