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5 Exciting Things to Look Forward to in HTML 5

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 7/19/09 (8:55pm)
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Thursday, December 18, 2008
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HTML 5 is the upcoming major revision of the HyperText Markup Language (HTML), the main method of marking up content for sharing on the World Wide Web. HTML's development stopped at HTML 4.01 in 1999, and since then web content has evolved so much that current HTML specifications are inadequate for today's requirements.

HTML 5 aims to improve HTML's interoperability and address the growing demand for more diverse and complex web content. It also addresses HTML 4's lacking features for web applications. In this post, we'll look at 5 exciting new features in HTML 5.

New Tool From Aviary Makes Taking Website Screenshots Really Easy

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 6/29/09 (7:02pm)
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Monday, June 29, 2009
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aviary_logo_jun09.jpgAviary, which is known for its fully featured, browser-based image creation and manipulation tools, just released a new tool that makes it extremely easy to capture a copy of any web page by just adding 'aviary.com/' in front of a URL.

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Thursday, June 18, 2009
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The Times' data will join content from Project Gutenberg, a vast online library of text from public domain books, data from the U.S. census, and information from many other formative and vital entities in the semantic web space. Larson and his team intend to make available hundreds of thousands of tags for content dating back to 1851. This will providing give developers an invaluable, automatically navigable roadmap for the publication's vast directory of knowledge and will link that data to existing pages, people, and content around the web.