HTML5 Data and Services Cookbook

HTML5 is everywhere. From PCs to tablets to smartphones and even TVs, the web is the most ubiquitous application platform and information medium bar. Its becoming a first class citizen in established operating systems such as Microsoft Windows 8 as well as the primary platform of new operating systems such as Google Chrome OS.

“HTML5 Data and Services Cookbook” contains over 100 recipes explaining how to utilize modern features and techniques when building websites or web applications. This book will help you to explore the full power of HTML5 – from number rounding to advanced graphics to real-time data binding.

“HTML5 Data and Services Cookbook” starts with the display of text and related data. Then you will be guided through graphs and animated visualizations followed by input and input controls.

Data serialization, validation and communication with the server as well as modern frameworks with advanced features like automatic data binding and server communication will also be covered in detail.This book covers a fast track into new libraries and features that are part of HTML5!

What you will learn from this book

  • Making charts using flot or HTML5 canvas.
  • Creating awesome visualizations with D3.js
  • Common helpers when working with input
  • Making animated and interactive visualizations
  • Using the HTML5 input helpers
  • Creating custom input components
  • Client-side templating to simplify HTML generation
  • Manipulating and storing data on the client side

A practical approach with hands on recipes to learn more about HTML5 Data and Services, its features and techniques when building websites or web applications.

Who this book is written for
This book is for programmers and developers who work with a lot of backend code and want to get fast tracked into the world of HTML5 and Javascript. It is also for JavaScript developers who would like to update their knowledge with new techniques and capabilities made possible with HTML5. Some experience in HTML and jQuery is assumed.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (September 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1783559284
  • ISBN-13: 978-1783559282
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