HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (May 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849691045
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849691048

eBook Description:

Great recipes for practical, real-world HTML5 multimedia driven development

  • Use HTML5 to enhance JavaScript functionality. Display videos dynamically and create movable ads using JQuery.
  • Set up the canvas environment, process shapes dynamically and create interactive visualizations.
  • Enhance accessibility by testing browser support, providing alternative site views and displaying alternate content for non supported browsers.

HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook

HTML5 is the most significant new advancement the web has seen in many years. HTML5 adds many new features including the video, audio, and canvas elements, as well as the integration of SVG. This cookbook is packed full of recipes that will help you harness HTML5’s next generation multimedia features. HTML5 is the future.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a total newbie, this book gives you the recipes that will serve as your practical guide to creating semantically rich websites and apps using HTML5. Get ready to perform a quantum leap harnessing HTML5 to create powerful, real world applications.

Many of the new key features of HTML5 are covered, with self-contained practical recipes for each topic. Forget hello world. These are practical recipes you can utilize straight away to create immersive, interactive multimedia applications. Create a stylish promo page in HTML5. Use SVG to replace text dynamically. Use CSS3 to control background size and appearance. Use the Canvas to process images dynamically. Apply custom playback controls to your video.

What you will learn from this book :

  • Make your websites available offline using cache manifest and data storage support.
  • Add location awareness using tools such as the geolocation API and geo.js
  • Create accessible audio and video and embed audio and video in your mobile devices.
  • Animate and control images using the Canvas tag.


Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information.

Who this book is written for

Web developers who value the need to stay ahead of the game. This cookbook will give you the edge with practical recipes for wielding this new technology immediately.

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