HTML5 is the hot new programming language that is quickly becoming a new standard in web development. HTML5 matters because it will allow developers to develop code once and then distribute that same code on desktops, tablets and smartphones; the OS platform or hardware won't matter anymore. Below is a graphic describing built-in functionality that HTLM5 has which will free up developers from finding work arounds to previous problems with compatibility depending on what platform they were building on:
- Type/ Fonts
Whato Does HTLM5 Do?
HTML5 development will also allow developers bypass Apple's App Store and Google's App Market. Native app stores have many standards and restrictions where many developers feel hinder their creative designs or their clients needs.
Below is a great video from PineheadTV describing all of the major components of HTLM5