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

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Hour 13. HTML5 Forms

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to include hint text in your form fields

• How to add simple attributes to make your forms easier to use

• How to create lists of content for form fields

• How to work with the new input types

• Options for browsers that don’t support HTML5 forms

• How to get the browser to validate forms

• How to build, style, and manage an HTML5 form

HTML forms are an important part of any website, and in web applications they are often the part that makes the app interactive. However, HTML forms can be hard to build and hard to use. HTML5 tries to fix that.

In this hour, you’ll learn about some of the new features of HTML5 forms that make them more usable. You’ll learn more about the input types ...

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