. 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
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.
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You should have working knowledge of HTML to make the best use of this book. HTML5 is a fantastic thing to learn if you are in the world of web design or programming or even... Read morePublished on July 12, 2012 by M. Cheung
First off, I should confess that I didn't get all the way through the book. I started it, enjoyed it, learned a few things, got some inspiration, then was distracted by life... Read morePublished on June 29, 2012 by Dave
I have been reading this book on the train ride into work every morning, it's quite easy to follow without having to be in front of a computer actually applying the information as... Read morePublished on May 5, 2012 by DaveGamer
I have worked with HTML for 10+ years so I was familiar with many of the concepts of building Web pages and using CSS the author uses in the first part of the book. Read morePublished on April 16, 2012 by MS
I am currently studying Management Information Systems and this book has been a pretty decent reference. Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by M. Rodriguez
In just the first 60 pages I have found so many errors -- many of them typographical, stylistic and trivial but others of them significant enough to confuse and mislead the reader. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by David Silva
To be honest, this review is only for the first chapter, which is all the farther I'm likely to go. In it, the author describes the new tags in HTML5 with code examples and usually... Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Carol
anyone interested in learning HTML 5 has a definite winner here. This was a great book for those already coding in HTML to jump right into HTML 5, along with CSS, and all of the... Read morePublished on April 17, 2011 by Pamela Steele
This book is organized in five major sections, with each section followed by a project. The first section is an HTML5 primer, the second covers CSS3, the next two cover rich media,... Read morePublished on March 27, 2011 by bsg2004