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HTML5 Videojs

Another great tool for HTML5 development. Video.js is a free and open source HTML5 video player.Basically it is a JavaScript and CSS library that makes it easier to work with and build on HTML5 video, today. This is also known as an “HTML5 Video Player”. Video.js provides a common controls skin built in HTML/CSS, fixes cross-browser inconsistencies, adds additional features like fullscreen and subtitles, manages the fallback to Flash or other playback technologies when HTML5…

IE6 usage in the US drops below 1 %

Good news web developers and designers around the world, 2012 has started off on the right foot. For according the latest data from Net Applications, IE6 usage in the US has now officially dropped below 1%! IE6 has been a burden for a while, and everyone has been eager to see it go away. Furthermore, The IE Team launched the IE6 Countdown site last March to help accelerate the process. Less than a year later, the United States has joined the…

Enable HTML5 elements in older IE versions

Sad fact: IE 6 ->8 versions present an obstacle in HTML5 development as they do not recognize the new elements and in turn these new elements cannot hold children and will not be affected by CSS Good news: There is a work around that enables older versions of IE to recognise and style the HTML5 elements. Its called HTML5Shiv. Implementation is very simple: First check if the IE browser being used is earlier than version 9. <!–[if…

HTML5 Quickstart

HTML5 is the long-awaited next generation of HTML since  the previous version that came in 1999 and i personally think it is the next best thing. In this version of HTML, new features and new elements are introduced to help Web application authors in producing a  rich user experience. HTML5 is still a work in progress, and now (date of publishing this post) it is in the “Last Call” phase, and W3C reaffirms its expectation that HTML5 will be a W3C Recommendation…

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