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HTML5 vs. Everything Else: Guess What’s Winning?

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Some 60 percent of developers have already migrated to an HTML and hybrid development platform, says a new survey. continue…

HTML5 Development Is on the Upswing

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Is it surprising that developers say they love the latest version of HMTL5? That’s what seems to be happening. According to a survey from Sencha, a provider of open source Web application frameworks, enthusiasm is only growing for HTML5 while support wanes for the classic Microsoft Windows platform. The company polled more than 2,100 business applications developers during December and January. Among its findings: More than 60 percent of developers have converted to HTML5 and hybrid development for their key… continue…

Amazon Opens Kindle Fire to HTML5 Web Apps

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The apps inevitably include support for in-app purchasing, which would profit Amazon. continue…

Digital Rights Management in HTML5

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In a recent blog “Implementing Video and Audio in HTML5,” I said that while HTML5 was a great step forward in terms of audio and video tags, different audio and video formats were required on a website in order to support all browsers. The heart of the issue is that no single audio and video format comes free from copyright, usage and patent restrictions. The result is that each browser vendor picks the format for which they have ownership or… continue…

Google Rolling Out New HTML5 Tool for Creatives

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Google Web Designer will allow developers and designers to more easily build online ads using HTML5. continue…

Staffing for HTML5

Training front-end developers to become experts is hard, but finding the perfect developer is even harder. continue…

Implementing Video and Audio in HTML5

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Since Tim Berners-Lee first published it in 1991, HTML has been the one and only way that clients and servers on the Web could communicate. Initially just handling text was sufficient, but over time Web pages became more complex and required new functions. Among the changes implemented were the tags that allow scripting languages to create dynamic pages, reduce interactions between clients and servers, and provide the kind of media-heavy websites that have become all-but ubiquitous. As the Web’s functionality… continue…

StageXL Moves You Easily From ActionScript 3 to HTML5

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So you’re an ActionScript 3 developer creating Flash games, but you can see the writing on the wall. Taking a long view, is it time to move to HTML5? If so, what’s the best approach? Here’s a way you may not have heard of, and it’s open source. Although ActionScript and JavaScript are sort of distant cousins, there is an alternative to having to learn JavaScript: You can learn to program in Dart. Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able… continue…

What We Mean When We Talk About HTML5

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One key question weighs on the minds of those considering HTML5 for development projects: “Is it ready?” continue…

What Will It Take to Make HTML5 Better for Games?

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The rush to kill off Adobe Flash is premature. Even Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that his company’s “biggest mistake … was betting too much on HTML5 rather than native. ” While Flash isn’t native, it’s generally faster than JavaScript. Although he was of course referring to mobile apps as native code, the principle still applies. Technically the problem is one of horsepower plus the browser getting in the way. The absolutely fastest way to move pixels around on your… continue…