No need to say that HTML plays a vital role in making a website. A famous writer name Oliver Wendell Holmes once said “Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow”. Hypertext Markup Language – HTML has become a global speak when it comes to making a website that links inspirations, ideologies and commerce. Now being standardized by Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) in 2004, the newest generation in web language is HTML5. It is the latest answer to cross platform development for mobile stages.
Touted by Steve Jobs as the next step in HTML and the eliminator of Adobe Flash to view video in 2010, it has been on the lips of designers and developers as the next big thing. It will revolutionize making a website and the way web traffic maneuvers the internet.
This new twist on a classic will be able to offer the user greater control when making a website or using graphics without the use of troublesome 3rd party plugins. Think of making a website and building quality web pages using your WordPress without downloading or purchasing plugins. Though a relatively few sites are using HTML5, the geniuses Ian Hickson of Google and David Hyatt of Apple have teams tooling designs for release soon.
Utilizing the canvas element, used by Apple for dashboard graphics, HTML5 permits script able adaptations in multidimensional shapes and images. HTLM5 checks all the boxes of items needed to run graphics smoothly on iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and Firefox Mobile: Card Flip, and classic memory game products.
One of the few developers and designers who have created websites using HTML5 is the award winning Ella of Ella Design. Originally based in Hong Kong, they have relocated to the United States. Touting on her pastels colored and drifting cloud imaging webpage, she explains how using HTML5 and CSS3 can create simple and pleasing designs.
When its new logo was debuted its introduction statement said in part, “It’s the standard’s standard, a pennant for progress. And it certainly doesn’t use tables for layout.” It is still controversial as to whether HTLM5 can make good its promise of being the cure all or the magic bullet that will solve your entire website building ills.
As the mobile application generation continues to explode developers are continuing to explore uses of the HTML5 language. Even Facebook is exploring avenues for use on future platforms for their apps that are targeting the next generation of mobile apps. With HTML5 it is back to the future for today’s constantly evolving smart devices that are used in making a website or outside of web designing.