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Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development by Frank Salim, Brian Albers, Peter Lubbers

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Chapter 11. The Future of HTML5

As you have already seen in this book, HTML5 provides powerful programming features. We also discussed the history behind HTML5's development and HTML5's new plugin-free paradigm. In this chapter, we will look at where things are going. We will discuss some of the features that are not fully baked yet but hold tremendous promise.

Browser Support for HTML5

Adoption of HTML5 features is accelerating with each new browser update. Several of the features we covered have actually shipped in browsers while we wrote this book. HTML5 development in browsers is undeniably gaining tremendous momentum.

In an uncharacteristic move, Microsoft has already released several developer previews of its next browser. Internet Explorer ...

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