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HTML5 Hacks

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With 90 detailed hacks, expert web developers Jesse Cravens and Jeff Burtoft demonstrate intriguing uses of HTML5-related technologies. Each recipe provides a clear explanation, screenshots, and complete code examples for specifications that include Canvas, SVG, CSS3, multimedia, data storage, web workers, WebSockets, and geolocation.
You’ll also find hacks for HTML5 markup elements and attributes that will give you a solid foundation for creative recipes that follow. The last chapter walks you through everything you need to know to get your HTML5 app off the ground, from Node.js to deploying your server to the cloud.




Jeff Burtoft is as an HTML5 Evangelist for Microsoft and an avid supporter of the JavaScript/HTML5 community. Being in the Web Development community for over 10 years, his job title has morphed from the likes of "Web Master" to “Front End Engineer” and everything in-between.
Jeff is a huge proponent of web standards, and loves all programing languages, as long as they are JavaScript. Additionally, Jeff is co-author of HTML5 Hacks (O’Reilly Media) and is a founding blogger of Jeff lives in Bellevue, WA with his wife and three kids.

Jesse Cravens Sr Engineer frog

Jesse is a Sr. Engineer at frog where he works with the world’s leading companies, helping them to design, engineer, and bring to market meaningful products and services. He possesses a deep background in web application development, and has recently been focusing on single page web application architecture, the mobile web, and HTML5.

He previously held Sr. Development and Technical Management positions at USAA, leading a team of mobile application developers in the planning, designing, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of USAA’s industry leading iOS, Android, Blackberry, and mobile web applications for USAA’s 8 million members deployed worldwide.

Jesse holds a B.A. in Art from Rice University and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio.