As the internet usage increases worldwide, web browsers and the level of user experience that they offer is gaining centre stage. This has shifted the focus and experts’ opinion towards HTML5, which is claimed as the next best thing and the future of the web both for mobile and desktop platforms. HTML5 is the fifth generation of the popular HTML standard, which is a mark-up language for presenting and structuring content on the web.
How it Will Change Web Applications Development
Advantages of HTML5
The primary advantage of this language is that users won’t require extra plug-ins to download and start playing multimedia content. Another advantage of HTML5 is that it is easy to learn and use than Adobe Flash’s action script which is used in developing Flash apps. Lastly, it’s already endorsed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which is the standards- setter for the web.
Can it Work on Cross-Browser/ Mobile?
The simplicity of HTML5 has enabled it to be adopted in the latest smartphones such as iPhone 3GS, Android and Palm Pre. To ensure it is used effectively, there must be a controlled environment.
What Is CSS3?
CSS3 stands for Cascading style sheet version 3. The main changes in the latest CSS level 3 are the introduction of modules.
Some important modules of the CSS3 are:
- Box Model
- Backgrounds and Borders
- Image Values and Replaced Content
- Text Effects
- 2D/3D Transformations
- Multiple Column Layout
- User Interface
Using CSS3 we can easily maintain the look and design of the Website. Using a combination of Html5 and CSS3 we can make our website much more attractive to the users. Using the CSS3 code we can represent our html5 code in different styles for the different rendering methods like in smartphones, tablets, in print or by voice on speech-based browsers. Responsive web designs allow us to adjust the website according to the size of screens like smartphones, tablets and small screen devices. Using CSS3 we can design table less website, which is helpful in developing responsive websites. With the power of CSS3, it is possible to create some very cool and effective web elements that can just slot into place on any eCommerce website.