Preface to JavaScript in HTML5: Variables, Role and Loops


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JavaScript in HTML5

If you build web pages, you probably know HTML5 is the newest version of HTML, and it is the way the web world is moving. It adds great new features to web sites, many of which were previously only available by using external plug-ins like Flash or Java, but this will make them part of the regular web, standardized across all platforms across all devices. And we're big fans of the HTML5 here at lynda.com, but if you haven't done much with it yet, it's often a little confusing to approach, particularly because HTML5 is talked about along with other technologies, like CSS3 and JavaScript.

And these aren't part of HTML5, but they do typically come along for the ride. And that is an important distinction. HTML5 is not changing this arrangement. It's HTML5 for your markup, CSS3 for your presentation, and JavaScript for your behavior. Now if you remember our discussion of ECMAScript earlier in the course and that what we're doing in this course is ECMAScript 3, you might...

JavaScript in HTML5
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HTML5 is the new standard for web content. Find out how its new features, including new tags, elements, and video/audio support, impact JavaScript development. Plus, discover how different browsers are adopting HTML5 and how that will change your workflow.

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