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The Brave New World of HTML5
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Category: satire



Who’s leading?

In this post we will investigate a bit on who has the say with HTML5. We will start with another demo called the towers of Hanoi – often implemented in wood or plastics as a child’s game. This game was also used by our computer science teachers to introduce the principles of recursion. We will use it to introduce HTML5 drag and drop. (In the end it could also serve as a demo for CSS3 because it accomplishes quite some graphical tasks just by using some simple CSS3). Try it: [read and play]

Visions meet reality

Once upon a time W3C looked at the Web and said: “We provided the world with HTML, we gave them even XML and CSS and so much more. But people are reluctant to follow our standards. Developers write poorly designed, non validating code. They don’t separate content from presentation, not to talk about accessibility. Browsers accept this garbage and don’t even complain. Much worse: they offer silly extensions like e.g. blink to please silly developers.” And W3C decided that something had to happen. [read more]

HTML design principles?

Yes, design principles for HTML5 do exist. At least as a W3C Working Draft. As this working draft tells, the plan was to publish them as W3C Working Group Note. Well this obviously didn’t happen up to now. Never the less reading the “HTML Design Principles” helps to understand much better why HTML5 is like it is. [read more]

Surprising developers

The following paragraph is special. You may edit it. And with some luck – meaning localStorage working and enabled – you will find your edits again when you return next time. To be true: it has to be using the same browser on the same computer with the same userid. [read, play and quiz]

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