Apress Access

Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012

By Mark Collins

  • eBook Price: $34.99
Buy eBook Buy Print Book
Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012 is written to help ASP.NET developers make the leap to the inevitable and exciting world of HTML5.

Full Description

  • Add to Wishlist
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4638-1
  • 424 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publication Date: October 2, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

Related Titles

  • Practical Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
  • Develop Microsoft HoloLens Apps Now
  • Windows 10 for the Internet of Things
  • Windows Group Policy Troubleshooting
  • Practical Web Design for Absolute Beginners
  • HTML5 Quick Markup Reference
Full Description

Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012 is written to help ASP .NET developers make the leap to the inevitable and exciting world of HTML5. The growing HTML5 specifications promises to revolutionize the way web sites are developed with an impressive set of built-in client-side features. The use of HTML5 as a preferred development language in Windows 8, along with growing support from the major browser vendors, is likely to make HTML5 the de-facto standard for all future web development. The number of HTML5-capable phones alone is estimated to top 1 billion by 2013. Many professional web developers who are firmly rooted in the Microsoft toolset such as Visual Studio, Active Server Pages, and .NET are trying to understand how HTML5 fits into their world.

With this book, you’ll quickly master the new HTML elements, the improved CSS features, and advanced content including audio, video, and graphic processing. You will also learn how your enterprise applications can benefit from some brand-new technology such as local storage and web sockets. Using practical hands-on demonstrations you will learn all of the really cool features that you can start using now, within your existing ASP .NET applications.

Discover the future of web development with Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012.

  • Illustrates how to integrate the new HTML5 features in an ASP .NET application.
  • Explains how to add active content including video and graphics.
  • Demonstrates the new scripting features such as application cache and local storage.

What you’ll learn

  • Take advantage of the new browser capabilities from within your ASP applications.
  • Use local storage and other infrastructure improvements.
  • Use the new CSS3 features to create dramatic web sites.
  • Integrate the new HTML5 features with the MVC4 framework.
  • Create mobile friendly web sites.
  • Use canvas and SVG to build some amazing web pages.

Who this book is for

Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012 is for the professional web developer who is familiar with traditional ASP.NET web forms or the relatively new Model View Controller (MVC) framework. It is designed for the web builders who want to take advantage of the new design features or the infrastructure improvement of HTML5. It is geared toward individuals who want the practical, real-world demonstrations and not just a lot of theory.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Before You Begin
  2. ASP .NET Web Forms
  3. MVC Web Applications
  4. Cascading Style Sheets
  5. Scripting Enhancements
  6. Mobile Web Applications
  7. Supporting Older Browsers
  8. Audio and Video
  9. Scalable Vector Graphics
  10. Canvas
  11. Indexed DB
  12. Geolocation and Mapping
  13. Web Sockets
  14. Drag and Drop
  15. Appendix A - Chapter 4 - Sample Content
  16. Appendix B - Chapter 4 - Completed Style
  17. Appendix C - Chapter 14 - Final Code
Source Code/Downloads

Downloads are available to accompany this book.

Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.


If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know by emailing to editorial@apress.com . You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.
No errata are currently published


    1. PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice


      View Book

    2. Beginning Android 3D Game Development


      View Book

    3. Troubleshooting Oracle Performance


      View Book

    4. Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js


      View Book