HTML 5 crash course
HTML 5 is connected with everything that is modern and flashy today.
Introduction of iPad is in the same day as the HTML5 introduction.
Adobe vs Apple conflict.
"Apple is becoming the most important company in the US"
www.html5rocks.com - some tricks, a site recommended.
Browser vendors love HTML 5 because they don't want their products to be 'old'.
HTML 5 is pushed into the history.
HTML5 is not ready yet. It's good
The sad facts:
60% of Internet is used with IE6, IE5 and IE7 - they don't support HTML5.
60% Windows XP
15% still use IE 6.
91% of the browser users use Windows - they have the grip
Silverlight updates are quicker - they are pushed with automatic updates with Windows.
In his oppinion "Html 5 > 4"
www.html5test.com - test the browser about html5 support
Chrome - 217 + 10 bonus
IE8 - 27 + 0 bonus
Opera 10.61 - 159 + 7 bonus
Microsoft will never get 100% for ACID3 test because they don't want to support SVG fonts.
HTML5 template is with a DTD... nobody validates it with a DTD. "A pain in the ass" - quote.
AJAX was never specified.... they reverse-engineered it.
HTML5 has a spec - that makes it a lot different. The error behaviour consistent.
He simplified the HTML5... - charset, language, DTD validation - cleaner.
New semantic tags:
Old way - meaningless IDs for "div" tag
Google statistics : code.google.com/webstats about names of ID
They took the statistics and used the mostly used words and make them special words. They made the best practices rules in HTML5.
WebMatrix - interesting free tool for building web sites. Part of the WebPlatform. It's a direct competitor to PHP.
Razor + MVC --- "in a 6 months will be the hottest thing"
"Microsoft's primary goals this year - Azure, IE9 and HTML5"
html5 - audio tag
html5boilerplate - best add-on pack for html5
"Silverlight version of video is adaptive to the broadband width"
Google created a site to refer to for fonts instead of distribute them in your own site as a local copy.