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What's available in HTML5

While HTML5 is not a technology dedicated purely to managing data on the web, the advances in that regard and the latest version of our most basic web language are substantial. In this lesson, we'll take a look at the key enhancements that make it far easier to work with data on the web. The primary data-oriented features in HTML5 are a slew of new input types. The ability to store and retrieve data on the client side, the multipurpose data attribute, and the new data list tag.

Let's break those down starting with the input types. There are in all 13 new input types including URL, date, tel for telephone and e-mail. Most are partially supported in modern browsers with the primary changes coming in mobile browsers. Input types are covered in depth in Chapter 1. Local storage is a particularly useful HTML5 data-related feature, largely because it adds the ability to maintain state without resorting to server side technology.

That means if some data has been saved using local storage and its disp...

What's available in HTML5
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