Friday, 6 March 2009

9th March: WYLUG meeting - Talk on HTML5 by Dave Fisher

This month Dave Fisher is going to be giving a talk on HTML5.

HTML 5 - What's New, Why It Matters, And What You Can Do With It
1 New elements and attributes
2 Modified elements and attributes
3 Deprecated elements and attributes
4 Images and multimedia elements
* figure, audio, video and embed
5 Scripting
* Canvas and GUI scripting
* More support for web-apps
* Detailed DOM spec
6 Forms
* New controls
* Scripting support
7 Prescriptive browser behaviour
* Error handling, including invalid content
* Non-XML serialisation
* Rendering consistency

Dave's last talk was superb and I am glad he has agreed to come back so soon to do another.

The meeting officially starts at 7:00pm, but the room will be open for coffee, tea and chat from 6:00pm. Afterwards, we usually go to the Victoria pub, behind the Town Hall, for more geeky chatter.

Old Broadcasting House
148 Woodhouse Lane

More location details on the OBH contact page (
or on Open Street Map

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