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W3C Announces HTML5 As Now ‘Feature Complete’

31.12.2012 by Alice Cullen

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) has revealed that after three years of refining its HTML5 specification, it’s finally complete. However, with HTML5 requiring a few more tweaks until it is completely finalised in 2014, many critics have been left wondering how the organisation plans to address the issue of video. “HTML5 is the cornerstone of the Open Web Platform” “As of today, businesses know what they can rely on for HTML5 in the coming years, and what their customers will demand,” explained W3C CEO, Jeff Jaffe, adding: “Likewise developers will know what skills to cultivate to reach smart phones, cars,…

What Does Apple’s Acquisition of Particle Mean for HTML5?

18.10.2012 by Alice Cullen

Last month it was reported that Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was less than willing to embrace HTML5 with open social-networking shaped arms. However, not everyone was as quick to dismiss the latest version of HTML - with Apple recently celebrating…

Has HTML5 Hit Its First Major Stumbling Block?

21.9.2012 by Alice Cullen

Confidence in HTML5 has been shaken as Facebook abandons its app, raising doubt for business owners as to whether HTML5 is right for their site. If Zuckerberg doesn’t want it, why should we? HTML5 has been one of the biggest…

HTML5 Key to BYOD?

21.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

As the popularity of 'bring your own device' working skyrockets, businesses are concerned by the high costs associated with the set up. Whether you realise it or not, more and more employees are switching on to the idea of Bring…

HTML5 – The End of Flash?

18.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

The introduction of cross-platform webpages with multimedia written into the code, in theory, eliminates the need for the ubiquitous Adobe plug-in. Back in 2010 Steve Jobs famously explained to the world why Apple won’t back Flash or support it on…