HTML5 Hacks introduces the audience to the umbrella of HTML5 specifications that will have you rethinking the possibilities of browser based applications.
Join Jesse Cravens, author of O'Reilly's best selling 'HTML5 Hacks', as he demonstrates intriguing uses of HTML5-related technologies. In each hack, he provides a complete code example for specifications that include Canvas, SVG, CSS3, multimedia, data storage, web workers, WebSocket, Web Components and geolocation.
Here are just a few of the hacks you’ll find in this book and related talk:
Make iOS-style card flips with CSS transforms and transitions
Replace the background of your video with the Canvas tag
Use Canvas to create high-res Retina Display-ready media
Make elements on your page user-customizable with editable content
Cache media resources locally with the filesystem API
Reverse-geocode the location of your web app user
Process image data with pixel manipulation in a dedicated web worker
Push notifications to the browser with Server-Sent Events