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Category: HTML5

Build 3D games for the web with Babylon.js

Hello Developers! More specifically web developers who are developing/interested in developing 3D games for the web. Are you looking for a JavaScript engine to help you do so? Look no more, there is a complete JavaScript framework called Babylon.js Babylon.js is a 3D engine based on webgl and javascript, a complete JavaScript framework to help you build HTML5 based 3D games. The library has a repo on Github and is run by a great team of web gurus: Lead developer: David…

My Book is Out

I have some exciting news today! I just learned that my book titled Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript has been published. For the past 4 months I was a bit 🙂 busy with authoring this small technical book of around 150 pages. It was a great challenge, my first “grand” scale authoring experience and hopefully it won’t be the last attempt. The book was published by Packt Publishing whose team of editors, technical editors,…

Is there a place for div in html5

After introducing new elements like <article>, <section>, and <aside> in HTML5,  web developers might ask if the <div>  element still has a place or more practically when we should use plain simple divs. Now that we have access to the more meaningful new semantic tags in HTML5 (header,article, section, and footer, figure), would we still need to use a  div? Well the answer is definitely YES. According to W3C: “The div tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document and it can be used…

Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start Course

“Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start“   A course by Microsoft Virtual Academy which provides an accelerated introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths and helps prepare learners for Microsoft exam 70-480. The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop…

HTML5 is now feature complete

Great news from the  W3C!!!! “HTML5 Definition Complete, W3C Moves to Interoperability Testing and Performance” This was the announcement On 17 December 2012; whereby The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published the complete definition of the HTML5 and Canvas 2D specifications. Though not yet W3C standards, these specifications are now feature complete, meaning businesses and developers have a stable target for implementation and planning. “HTML5 is the cornerstone of the Open Web Platform, a full programming environment for cross-platform applications with…

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