. a handy introduction to HTML5. It presents the major concepts in a logical sequence, and the topics flow easily from explanations to bite-sized projects, flavored with practical advice.
-Sam Wan, UI engineer
. puts solutions at your fingertips; the content is concise and easily referenced, and the accompanying projects help convert learning to real-world action.
-Toby Pestridge, Toby James Creative
Matthew has provided us a great frame of reference of what's to come and what we can start using now!
-Conrad Fuhrman, partner/Lead Developer ThreeSphere LLC
. introduces you to key concepts, and dives in for a comprehensive look to prepare you for tomorrow's internet.
-Joel Martinez, Codecub.net
.presents new and seemingly complex topics in a practical, easy to understand manner. This book will bring programmers and designers into the next generation of web development..
-Ryan Moore, author of Foundation ASP.NET for Flash
...fine survey highly recommended for any web designer's library. It teaches how to create images with SVG and Canvas, how to embed video and audio into a web page, how to use the new HTML5 elements, and much more, and comes from a web specialist. Color screen shots and sample code examples make this a fine winner."---California BookWatch
From the Back Cover
Implement the powerful new multimedia and interactive capabilities offered by HTML5, including style control tools, illustration tools, video, audio, and rich media solutions. Understand how HTML5 is changing the Web development game with this full-color, project-based treatment that shows you-not just tells you-what HTML5 can do for your Web sites. Reinforce your practical understanding of the new standard with demo applications and tutorials, so that execution is one short step away. The companion website, visualizetheweb.com, is packed full of extra information, online code libraries, and a user forum, offering even more opportunity to learn new skills, practice your coding and interact with other users.
With HTML5, you'll: