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  1. 1. HTML5 Will Take Over the WorldBecause Kathy Said So<br />Stephen BrashearCOM585<br />5/12/2010<br />
  2. 2. History<br />Hypertext Markup Language dictates how content of a web page will be presented in a browser.<br />Introduced on 1990s.<br />Conceived by Tim Berners-Lee so that different platforms could share information.<br />HTML 4.01 introduced in late 90s.<br />
  3. 3. This …<br />
  4. 4. Becomes this …<br />
  5. 5. What is HTML5<br />Newest Iteration of HTML.<br />Can be written in XHTML and XML.<br />Employs semantic Web.<br />SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) can be embedded in code.<br />Browser can play audio and video natively.<br />Potentially displaces Flash.<br />New Application Programming Interfaces (API).<br />
  6. 6. Semantic Markup<br />New Semantic Tags <br />Old tags (no longer supported)<br /><article> <br /><section><br /> <aside> <br /><hgroup> <br /><header> <br /><footer> <br /><nav><br /><time> <br /><mark><br /><figure><br /><figcaption><br /><acronym> <br /><applet> <br /><basefont><br /><big> <br /><center> <br /><dir> <br /><font> <br /><frame><br /><frameset> <br /><noframes> <br /><s> <br /><strike> <br /><tt> <br /><u><br /><xmp><br />
  7. 7. Why semantic markup<br /><div> is evil and so is flash<br />More intuitive.<br />More specific.<br />Helps search engines parse content.<br />Condenses two sets up markup language.<br />
  8. 8. Why is Flash Bad<br />‘Cuz Steve Jobs says so.<br />Critics say it is buggy.<br />Critics say is it a resource hog.<br />Critics say is has security flaws.<br />It is closed source. <br />Flash is bad for SEO.<br />
  9. 9. HTML5 is good<br />Easier to use.<br />Eventually better support for audio and video playback.<br />Flexible: Backwards compatible and can handle bad syntax.<br />It will make coders and web developers happy for exactly two weeks.<br />
  10. 10. Sources<br />– w3avenue:<br />– Android Central: Steve Jobs image<br />– Gizmodo:<br />–<br />–<br />– Google:<br />–Wikipedia:<br />