Monday 9th March 2009: Talk on HTML5 by Dave Fisher

HTML 5 – What’s New, Why It Matters, And What You Can Do With It

1 New elements and attributes
2 Modified elements and attributes
3 Deprecated elements and attributes
4 Images and multimedia elements
* figure, audio, video and embed
5 Scripting
* Canvas and GUI scripting
* More support for web-apps
* Detailed DOM spec
6 Forms
* New controls
* Scripting support
7 Prescriptive browser behaviour
* Error handling, including invalid content
* Non-XML serialisation
* Rendering consistency

Dave’s last talk was superb and I am glad he has agreed to come back
so soon to do another.

The meeting officially starts at 7:00pm, but the room will be open for coffee, tea and chat from 6:00pm. Afterwards, we usually go to the Victoria pub, behind the Town Hall, for more geeky chatter.


Old Broadcasting House
148 Woodhouse Lane

More location details on the OBH contact page or on Open Street Map

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