HTML5 Fundamentals

In HTML5 Fundamentals, you will learn all about the new and updated markup along with the associated JavaScript APIs that make up the modern web.
Course info
Rating
(730)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 3, 2017
Duration
3h 46m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction
Finding Parts of the Page
Working with User Input
Music & Video (without Plugins)
Drawing Shapes, Charts, and More
Drag and Drop
Description
Course info
Rating
(730)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 3, 2017
Duration
3h 46m
Description

HTML5 is a big and broad topic that has evolved much over the years. In this course, HTML5 Fundamentals, you'll learn about HTML5 from the new and updated markup to the associated JavaScript APIs that help make up the modern web. After gaining perspective on the breadth, scope, and history of HTML5 you learn about native selection, web forms, media, drawing, and drag and drop APIs. As you go through this course, you'll learn how to deal with out-of-date browsers and how you can detect browser capabilities so your web apps take advantage of all that HTML5 has to offer. After watching this course, you will have learned how to deal with out-of-date browsers and how you can detect browser capabilities so your web apps take advantage of all that HTML5 has to offer.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is HTML5?

HTML5 is the 5th and latest version of the markup language that makes up and describes the structure and content of the World Wide Web. It is the skeleton or frame of all websites and plays a critical role in what you see on any given web page.

What's the difference between HTML and HTML5?

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) refers to the primary code/language used to build web pages. HTML5 is the 5th version of HTML, which includes a more structured and logical syntax than original HTML, and which more strongly supports audio and video elements, among many other improvements.

What will I learn in this course?

This HTML5 basics course will teach you about:

  • The history and future of HTML5
  • Structural elements of HTML5
  • Elements with APIs - graphics, typography, etc.
  • Web components
  • Detecting features of users' browsers
  • Dealing with out-of-date browsers
  • Using HTML5 to find specific parts of pages
  • How to work with user input elements
  • How to incorporate music and video through HTML5
  • Much more
Are there prerequisites to this course?

Nope! This is a beginner level course, so it assumes no prior knowledge of HTML. Just dive right in, pay attention, and start learning how to use HTML5 in your own projects.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn HTML. It is geared towards beginners, but even more experienced web developers may find great value in the way HTML5 is presented in this course.

About the author
About the author

Craig Shoemaker is a developer, instructor, writer, podcaster, and technical evangelist of all things awesome.

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