Html5 Essay

796 Words Nov 27th, 2010 4 Pages
DUONG NGOC HUYEN Student ID: 0901040031


Currently, in terms of web development, Flash, in spite of its success, is still not regarded as a standard because it is a proprietary technology provider. While web plays an important role in business, communication and society should not be in the hands of an independent supplier. However, giving up Flash means to redesign the web, with all the difficulty and costly. Now, when the HTML5 appears, the emergence of HTML5 creates more confidence and convenience to those who do not like Flash. This paper focuses on the very first definition of HTML to lead you to the modern web which may replace Flash in the near future.
What is it

HTML is a language that
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The user can, for instance, access email locally without having to connect to the Internet or install an external client.
How it works
HTML5 provides support for video and audio “naturally”. It means that users can watch videos on site like the way they read the text format without having to bother installing Flash system program or any other plug-in program or not.
How it will be used
HTML5 has been developed since 2004 but now suppliers of Apple, Opera, Mozilla and Google recently built new elements of this compatible language in browsers. In the end of January, YouTube – the biggest video sharing website in the world – announced to test HTML5. Even Microsoft, along with promoting Sliverlight technology (to compete with Flash), also became interested in web standards and intended to bring HTML5 to Internet Explorer.
Benefits compare with other technology

* Offline storage: Kind of like “Super Cookies”, but with much more space to store for both one-time data and persistent app databases. * Canvas drawing: Sites can mark off a space on a page where interactive pictures, charts and graphs, game components, and whatever else imagination allows can be drawn directly by programming code and user interaction—no Flash or other plug-ins required. * Smarter form: Search boxes, text inputs, and other you-type-here fields get better controls for focusing, validating data, interacting with

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