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Pro HTML5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web by Joshue O Connor

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C H A P T E R   5

HTML5: The New Semantics and New Approaches to Document Markup

In this chapter, you’ll start to look at the HTML5 specification in more detail, especially the aspects of it that most relate to the development of accessible interfaces. There are many new APIs that do background client/server processing and data storage that can be leveraged for rich, responsive applications, but you’ll be seeing mostly the aspects of HTML5 that impact accessibility for users.

You’ll also see the new HTML5 elements and the semantics used to define document outlines and new structural forms.

HTML5: What’s New?

Early versions of HTML were relatively simple document markup languages. They allowed documents to be linked and referenced, and they ...

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