Evolution or revolution? Started in 2004, HTML5 standardization is far from complete and expectations are numerous in terms of both Web use and development. Complete file in 5 parts.
A short history and promises of a significant evolution of the World Wide Web
More than 10 years after the publication of the HTML4 standard, its successor HTML5 promises to revolutionize our use of the Web. Retrospective and tour of expectations with Tristan Nitot, president of Mozilla Europe and Daniel Glazman, co-chairman of the CSS working group at W3C.
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A new door for rich applications on the Web
Less use of images, uniform display on all browsers, rich applications (RIA) without third-party plugins… HTML5 promises developers a lot, but the wait may not be where we imagine it.
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New tools for semantics and SEO
By adding new tags and a new metadata format, HTML5 intends to improve its approach to semantics, a new axis for SEO development. Explanations with Matthieu Bué, Web project manager, and developer David Larlet.
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The Flash replacement on the video?
For several months, the end of Flash on the video field has been regularly sounded with the arrival of HTML5. Questions to Olivier Poitrey, co-founder of Dailymotion, to unravel the true from the false.
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Can HTML5 keep its promises?
While the new standard is beginning to make its way into browsers and websites, the dangers of its standardization and broad adoption remain very real.
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