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

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Hour 12. Audio and Video in HTML5

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• Why the <video> and <audio> tags are important

• What support is available for the new multimedia elements

• How to add video and audio into your HTML that works

• How to force older browsers to display your multimedia

• How to create custom controls for your video and audio files

One of the most well-known of the new HTML5 features is the <video> element, but there is a new <audio> element as well.

In this hour you will learn how to use both elements to place video and audio in your web pages in a similar way to how you put images in. You will also start to understand the reason for these tags and how they relate to the other ways already available for embedding audio and ...

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