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Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours by Jennifer Kyrnin

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Hour 1. Improving Mobile Web Application Development with HTML5

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How HTML has grown and changed since it was invented

• Where HTML5 fits in with the other versions of HTML

• What the Open Web Standard is and how it relates to HTML5

• How a web application differs from typical web pages

• How to build a very simple HTML5 web page

• Why you want to use HTML5 for your mobile applications

HTML5 is the latest version of HTML, and although adoption on desktop browsers such as Internet Explorer is slow, mobile devices are jumping on the bandwagon in record numbers. Nearly every smartphone and tablet device sold today supports HTML5, and those numbers are growing.

In this hour you will learn how HTML5 came into being ...

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