HTML5 Developer’s Cookbook

HTML5 Developer’s Cookbook brings together all the expert advice and proven code you need to start building production-quality HTML5 applications right now. Pioneering HTML5 experts Chuck Hudson and Tom Leadbetter present tested, modular recipes at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

You’ll learn exactly how to deliver state-of-the-art user experiences by integrating HTML5’s new and enhanced elements with CSS3 styles, JavaScript APIs, and events. Completely up-to-date to reflect current standards, this book prioritizes HTML5 features with substantial browser support, and identifies the level of browser support for each covered feature.

This book is all you need to jumpstart any HTML5 project, and create rich, high-value web applications your users will love.


  1. New Structural Elements in HTML5
  2. Grouping, Text-Level and Redefined Semantics
  3. Browser Handling in HTML5
  4. New Layout and Style Techniques with CSS3
  5. HTML5 Web Forms
  6. Chapter 6 : Drawing with Canvas
  7. Embedding Video with HTML5
  8. Embedding Audio with HTML5
  9. Changing Browser History
  10. Location Awareness with the Geolocation API
  11. Client-Side Storage
  12. Communication and Threading
  13. Browser Experience in HTML5
  14. Working with Local Files
  15. Integrating Device Data