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HTML 5 - Please enable images? :-) Weekly Issue 71
January 16, 2013
featured
Chrome 25 Beta Released: Introduces Content Security Policy, Shadow DOM, and Web Speech API A pretty feature-packed release is on the way (compared to Chrome 24). This post on the Chromium blog summarizes the new goodies.
PhoneGap 2.3.0 Released PhoneGap is Adobe's mobile development framework for building mobile apps using regular Web technologies, including JavaScript. 2.3.0 introduces full Windows Phone 8 support, various bug fixes, and the first rollout of a long awaited 'InAppBrowser' API.
Chrome For Android Gets A Beta Channel For Early Adopters And Testers
TechCrunch
Microsoft Ships Emergency Patch for IE6, IE7, and IE8 to Fix Vulnerability Used in Targeted Attacks
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reading
A Tale of Two Clocks - Scheduling Web Audio with Precision Chris Wilson shows how to properly use the audio clock when working with the Web Audio API in an in-depth article for HTML5 Rocks.
The Harsh Truth About HTML5's Structural Semantics The start of a series of posts about the article, section, nav and aside tags.
What No One Told You About Z-Index If you want to manipulate the stack order of elements on your page the 'z-index' is your friend. But as the author of this guide says, 'very few people understand how it really works.'
Voice Driven Web Apps: Introduction to the Web Speech API Hot on the heels of Chrome 25's support for the Web Speech API comes this basic introduction on HTML5 Rocks by Glen Shires.
Using Voice to Drive The Web: Web Speech API And simultaneously over on Adobe Developer Connection, Brandon Satrom demonstrates how to use the speech input and Web Speech API's to capture and respond to voice input from users.
Scoped Style Sheets Now Supported in Firefox (21) Nightly Includes an example of what they are and why they're relevant.
Interview with Ian Hickson, HTML Editor
Will Windows 8 Bring HTML5 To Enterprise Applications? Windows 8 has brought JavaScript and HTML5 to the fore. ReadWrite speculates what impact this might have.
Why HTML5 Should Replace Native Apps for Ecommerce
Get Elastic
Bandwidth Media Queries? We Don't Need ’Em!
Smashing Mobile
Packaged HTML5 Apps: Are We Emulating Failure?
Groovecoder
Optimizing WebSockets Bandwidth
watching
Breakpoint Episode 5: A Chrome DevTools Grab Bag Paul Irish and Addy Osmani are back with a grab bag of DevTools tips and tricks covering things as diverse as memory management, CSS, and WebSockets.
code and tools
Audio5js: The HTML5 Audio Compatibility Layer A cross-browser, unified API to work with HTML5 audio with Flash fallback. The creator built it due to "the pains and shortcomings of existing solutions (SoundManager2, Audio.js, MediaElement.js, jPlayer)."
Dirty Markup: Tidy and Beautify Your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Code
ScrollMonitor: Simple and Fast API to Monitor Elements As You Scroll Receive events when elements enter or exit the viewport.
js-breakpoints: Use CSS Media Queries to Trigger Breakpoints in JavaScript Helpful to change JavaScript logic for different screen sizes, resolutions or other media query features.
Tumult Hype 1.6: Now With CSS Filter Effects A Mac app for putting together complex HTML5 animations using a simple visual interface. Now supports CSS3 filter effects, IE 10, and more.
What Size Is Your Viewport Width? A Simple Tester Page
Bedrock: A Responsive, Mobile-First 18 Column Grid
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demos
Doom 3 Monsters do Gangnam Style A slightly weird demo but entertaining enough if you like Doom 3 or Gangnam Style. Uses the PlayCanvas game engine and WebGL.
Form Follows Function: A Collection of Interactive HTML5 Experiences
last but not least..
HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Mobile on Adobe Developer Connection in 2012 Desperate for a lot more reading? Brian Rinaldi rounds up 45 of the best HTML, CSS, JavaScript and browser technology related articles from Adobe Developer Connection over the past year.
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