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HTML5 for Flash Developers by Matt Fisher

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Avoiding the initial road blocks

All Flash developers generally have the same issues when transitioning to HTML5 development. Most of these problems arise from differences between platform syntax, as well as dealing with the interaction between each element within the HTML5 stack.

Stage versus DOM

The first and most obvious change when moving to HTML5 development is the lack of the ever important Flash Stage. Dealing with element layout, asset animations, and interactivity with HTML5 is all taken care of purely with code. Although there are many web development IDEs with drag-and-drop type interfaces, to better understand how to build cleaner web pages, this book will cover all examples with hand written code examples.

Positioning assets in the DOM ...

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