Cross-browser HTML5 video tag with fallback for Flash users

Apple’s lack of support for Flash on the iPhone and iPad has forced people to reconsider the value of HTML5 and its video tag. It’s no longer something to put off until the future. However, adding HTML5 video support to your site AND continue to provide a Flash option for older browsers (I.E.) is not […]

Dive into HTML5 should be everyone’s intro to the standard

I just found out about the Dive Into HTML5 tutorial. It’s downright amazing. I wish all specs were so carefully described. Don’t miss the first chapter on the history of standards creation. It gives you a good understanding of why the HTML standards are quirky and why HTML5 is progressing the way it is. I […]

HTML5 Helpful Links

I’m starting to hack away at HTML5 and I’m finding that I need to start bookmarking more and more pages. There are lots of good resources out there. Here are a few: HTML5 structure—div, section & article – Oli.jp HTML5 – Wikipedia Dive Into HTML5 The Best HTML5 Slides Ever HTML5 Forms Have a Field […]

New Yahoo! BOSS Hacks web site

There’s a lot of information about Yahoo! Boss on the official site: Yahoo! Developer Network. However there is still a need for a more informal portal for quick reviews of BOSS-based mashups, helpful hints, techniques, and upcoming events. BOSS Hacks is an unofficial Yahoo! BOSS Site that does exactly that. I started it last week […]