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HTML5 is rapidly evolving to tackle real and practical improvements to the web’s platform. The dedicated minds that have designed HTML5 to codify de facto standards, standards that have been in use for years, are laying the groundwork for next-generation web applications. Making use of HTML5’s features means a more engaging and responsive web experience for users, and far less coding for programmers.

Peter Lubbers, co-author of Apress’s latest book "Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development" and Director of Documentation and Training at Kaazing, explains the latest about HTML5. “HTML5 is brand new and ready for anyone looking for an extra edge to make web applications stand above the rest. With this major revision of HTML, web applications take on a power, ease, scalability, and responsiveness like never before.” HTML5 is here and available in the most recent versions of modern browsers.

About "Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development"
In "Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development," developers will learn how to use the latest cutting-edge HTML5 web technology to build web applications with unparalleled functionality, speed, and responsiveness. This book covers all the new HTML5 APIs and explains how to create real-time HTML5 applications that tap the full potential of modern browsers and provides practical, real-world examples of HTML5 features in action.

About the Authors
Peter Lubbers is the director of documentation and training at Kaazing. An HTML5 and WebSockets enthusiast, Peter is a frequent speaker at international events and teaches HTML5 training courses worldwide. Prior to joining Kaazing, Peter worked for almost 10 years as an information architect at Oracle, where he wrote award-winning books and developed patent-pending software solutions.

Brian Albers is the vice president of research and development at Kaazing. His career in web development spans a decade and a half, including his most recent position as a senior development manager at Oracle. Brian is a regular speaker at conferences such as Web 2.0 Expo, AJAXWorld Expo, and JavaOne, where he focuses on Web and user interface technologies.

Frank Salim is one of the original engineers at Kaazing who helped craft the WebSockets gateway and client strategy. Frank is a San Diego native currently residing in Mountain View, California. He holds a degree in computer science from Pomona College.

"Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development"
By Peter Lubbers, Brian Albers, Frank Salim
ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2790-8
ISBN10: 1-4302-2790-7
350 pp.
Published September 2010
Print Book Price: $44.99
eBook Price: $31.49
Alpha Book Price: $31.49

About Kaazing
Founded in 2007, in Mountain View, CA, Kaazing’s enterprise-grade WebSocket solutions enable businesses to develop online applications without limits. Kaazing's flagship product, the KaazingWebSocket Gateway, enables highly scalable, full-duplex, real-time web communication based on the HTML5 WebSocket standard. Kaazing enables companies to quickly deploy distributed and dynamic applications that are massively scalable and that significantly reduce operational costs. For more information about Kaazing, visit HYPERLINK "http://www.kaazing.com" www.kaazing.com.