Seeing the Big Picture on HTML5
What else is there to HTML5? A lot, it turns out. Explore the full breadth of HTML5 and take a look at its future in this video presentation.
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While it's HTML5 video that gets all the attention, there's a lot more to HTML5. At the recent HTML5 Video Summit in Los Angeles, Michael Dale, senior developer at Kaltura, guided the audience through all the mark-up language's many new and improved offerings. He also touched on a few video-related topics, including how HTML5 makes video decoding possible in the browser.
"It doesn't work very well; it probably eats the battery very quickly, but the point is that the HTML5 platform overall is becoming very robust and supportive of a lot of features. Here's the Google Maps thing I was talking about earlier. This is using WebGL. Notice that it's very smooth, it looks more like a native application, it doesn't have that choppy title-based thing going on," said Dale.
For more on HTML5, including practical application and a look at where HTML is going next, watch the full video below.
HTML5: The Big Picture
While most discussion has been on the <video> tag, there are many other HTML5 features useful for both in scalable HTML5 video players as well as advanced web applications. This session will take a look at HTML5 platform developments and practical application of HTML5 components including feature detection, geolocation, local storage, offline content, cross domain communication, and others.
Speaker: Michael Dale, Senior Developer, Sr. Developer and Project Administrator, Wikimedia & Kaltura
DevConnect 2012 gives Kaltura's varied user base a chance to gather, exchanging ideas and looking for solutions.
Matt Frost of the Chrome Web Media Platform team will demonstrate how HTML5 can achieve feature parity with Flash.
Olympic sponsor BP America has created an attractive, responsive, and moving site that delivers HTML5 video first with a Flash fallback.
Learn the essentials for creating H.264 and WebM video with this presentation (naturally, there's a little more emphasis on H.264 than WebM).