HTML 5

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Like its predecessors hypertext markup language or when abbreviated as HTML 4, HTML 5 is the currently under development technology that is being designed to revolutionize and simultaneously revise the structural and presentation content available at the World Wide Web. The new technology that is anticipated to hit the market soon is designed to offer the users of internet greater variation in terms of function and convenience. The new features that are added in the technology being introduced the user will be provided the convenience of features like video playback and drag and drop for which the user was previously dependent on different internet browsers and their installation such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and Google Gears. (Lawson and Sharp 2010) With the invasion of HTML 5 in the world of internet is about to experience and undergo another revolutionary phase that will prove advantageous for everyone using the facility of the internet. HTML 5 is being widely regarded as the new language of the internet not only at the user end but also at the developer end. Once launched officially it will be the de facto language that will be used by all major web browsers such as Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari for rendering websites. Hence this transition from HTML 4 to 5 will impose a number of changes for web developers and designers and that it is basically these kinds of transitional complications that have so far blurred the future of the new technology. The specification of HTML 5 was adopted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in the year 2007. Even though the process of specification for the language is a time consuming one, according to W3C, it is anticipated that HTML 5 will reach recomm... ... middle of paper ... ...ious sectors. The places where the future of this upcoming technology is bright and where does it sound foggy and the changes that is likely to occur once it invades the technological mainstream. References David, Matthew 2010 ‘HTML 5: Designing rich internet applications’ Elsevier Science and Technology Pilgrim, Mark 2010 ‘HTML 5: Up and Running’ O’Reilly Media Lawson, Bruce Sharp, Remy 2010 ‘Introduction to HTML 5’ New Riders Publishing Hope, Dan 2010 ‘How HTML 5 will revolutionize the web’ Tech News Daily retrieved on July 21 from: http://www.technewsdaily.com/how-html5-will-revolutionize-the-web-100202-0154/ Krill, Paul 2009 ‘HTML 5 progresses despite challenges’ Published on November 3, retrieved on July 21 from: http://www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/html-5-progresses-despite-challenges-817
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