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Using the exercise files

From: HTML5: Structure, Syntax, and Semantics

Video: Using the exercise files

If you are a Premium subscriber to lynda.com, you have access to the exercise files accompanying this course. To use the exercise files, download them and place them in a central location on your local computer. I recommend copying the files to the Desktop, as this makes them easy to find and easy to clean up after you're done with the title. The exercise files are organized in folders representing chapters and movie numbers. At the beginning of each movie, I'll call out location of the exercise files and you should see an overlay on the screen showing you the location of files for that particular exercise.

Using the exercise files

If you are a Premium subscriber to lynda.com, you have access to the exercise files accompanying this course. To use the exercise files, download them and place them in a central location on your local computer. I recommend copying the files to the Desktop, as this makes them easy to find and easy to clean up after you're done with the title. The exercise files are organized in folders representing chapters and movie numbers. At the beginning of each movie, I'll call out location of the exercise files and you should see an overlay on the screen showing you the location of files for that particular exercise.

Each folder also contains a folder titled 'finished files'. If you want to check your work against the finished version of the file, you can find them in this folder. I also want to mention that this title doesn't require the use of one HTML editor over another, so you're welcome to use any authoring tool that you are comfortable with. I'll be using Dreamweaver CS5 for my coding, but which editor you use doesn't really matter. All of our exercises are hand coded and I don't use any of Dreamweaver's tools outside of taking advantage of its HTML5 code-hinting capabilities. You can easily reproduce these exercises using any HTML or text editor that you're familiar with.

I also recommend testing your files on the most recent versions of available browsers. For this title I'll be using Firefox 4.01, Chrome 11, Safari 5.03, Opera 10.63, and Internet Explorer 9. Obviously, new versions of these browsers are released frequently, so your versions may differ and you should be aware that differences in implementations are possible.

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HTML5: Structure, Syntax, and Semantics

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James Williamson
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  1. 2m 20s
    1. Welcome
      48s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 32s
  2. 18m 41s
    1. A brief overview of HTML5
      3m 57s
    2. What's in the HTML5 specification?
      8m 17s
    3. Why do we need new structural elements?
      6m 27s
  3. 50m 33s
    1. Defining HTML5 documents
      5m 5s
    2. HTML5 syntax
      9m 14s
    3. The header element
      5m 22s
    4. The nav element
      4m 55s
    5. The section element
      4m 51s
    6. The article element
      4m 48s
    7. The aside element
      4m 13s
    8. The footer element
      4m 17s
    9. Content model overview
      7m 48s
  4. 35m 28s
    1. Understanding the outline algorithm
      3m 17s
    2. Creating document sections
      8m 25s
    3. Using headings properly
      9m 1s
    4. Using hgroup to override sectioning
      4m 17s
    5. Properly nesting structure
      7m 17s
    6. Sectioning roots
      3m 11s
  5. 58m 30s
    1. Organizing content
      4m 41s
    2. Planning document structure
      5m 47s
    3. Choosing the right structural element
      4m 43s
    4. Checking document outlines
      5m 27s
    5. Coding initial page structure
      5m 28s
    6. Using class and ID attributes
      5m 31s
    7. Structuring headers
      13m 13s
    8. Building navigation
      7m 1s
    9. Structuring footers
      6m 39s
  6. 1h 27m
    1. Working with figure and figcaption
      7m 12s
    2. Grouping content with asides
      3m 46s
    3. Using divs in HTML5
      5m 0s
    4. Working with lists in HTML5
      7m 10s
    5. The return of bold and italic
      5m 52s
    6. Citing works semantically
      6m 32s
    7. Using the address element
      5m 24s
    8. Using the small element
      4m 24s
    9. Using the mark element
      5m 16s
    10. Working with date and time
      11m 55s
    11. Creating block-level links
      8m 53s
    12. Understanding link relationships
      9m 28s
    13. Defining link relationships
      6m 23s
  7. 17m 22s
    1. Current browser support
      7m 38s
    2. Ensuring block-level display
      4m 3s
    3. Adding support for elements in older browsers
      5m 41s
  8. 3m 46s
    1. Additional Resources
      3m 46s

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