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HTML5

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Since I’ve been tinkering around with HTML5 on my own theme, and reading debates over it the last few months, I’d like to propose a session on HTML5. There are quite a few things we can discuss, including, but certainly not limited to:

  • Features of HTML5, including new tags and tag attributes, offline web applications, Geolocation, et cetera.
  • Implementing HTML5 now; Design and development considerations for using HTML5, including browser support of certain features.
  • HTML5 in the context of the Apple/Adobe argument over Flash.
  • Potential impact of HTML5 on digital humanities work; How do standards bodies for technologies and languages affect our work and, conversely, how might digital humanities as a field begin to influence the development of standards such as HTML5?

I imagine we could hack out some code and examples, too. Any other ideas for this?

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