If you want to be a successful web developer or designer, you always have to be a step ahead. Sooner or later, HTML5 is going to strengthen its position even further and you want to be ready when that happens. Mastering the latest technology will allow you to experiment, push things further, and give you a considerable edge in the market.
For this roundup we’ve prepared 30 fresh, brilliant and useful HTML5 tutorials from 2012 ranging from basic element explanation to advanced case studies.
Not quite familiar with HTML5? These resources will give you a great boost to start off.
w3schools is the best resource for beginners wanting to learn how to code. They’ve got an awesome HTML5 introduction course.
Lynda is one of the best resources that offers software training (it’s premium though). In HTML5 First Look, author James Williamson introduces the newest HTML specification, providing a high-level overview of HTML5 in its current state, how it differs from HTML4, the current level of support in various browsers and mobile devices, and how the specification might evolve in the future.
This tutorial is going to teach you how to create an adaptive web experience that’s designed mobile-first.
This article will talk about semantic HTML and explain why you should go deeper into it.
This article is a continuation of a series starting with WebGL Fundamentals. While some might find it obvious, you should check out the first chapters.
The track element provides a simple, standardized way to add subtitles, captions, screen reader descriptions and chapters to videos and audios. Learn how to use this element in this tutorial.
HTML5 provides us with a whole crop of new possibilities, such as drawing with canvas, implementing multimedia with the audio and video APIs, and so on. One of these tools, which is still relatively new, is the File System API. This tutorial goes through the basics of this new and exciting API, exploring the most common filesystem tasks.
Audio/Video capture has been the “Holy Grail” of web development for a long time. For many years we’ve had to rely on browser plugins. HTML5 to the rescue.
As HTML games begin to gradually increase in popularity, vendors are starting to introduce some exciting new APIs to make gaming that little bit sweeter. One of these is the Gamepad API, which allows you to connect your good old console gamepad into your computer and use it for browser-based games, plug and play style.
HTML5 and CSS3 gives a web developer even more tools with which to express himself, here is a basic overview of what they are so you can build cutting edge websites.
Fieldrunners is an award-winning tower-defense style game that was originally released for iPhone in 2008. Since then it has been ported to many other platforms. See how the biggest challenge of sound implementing to an HTML5 platform is achieved.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how HTML5 helps to provide you with several ways of presenting your media content to users.
In this post, you are going to work on a fictional project, creating a single product page to offer iPhone 4S, and in this project you are also going to implement methods like:
element and the negation selector.
This tutorial is going to walk you through the basic front-end build and what resources were used to rapidly build the page.
This tutorial is going to teach you how to build a multiple drag & drop file uploader (like in Flickr) in HTML5.
In this tutorial you are going to implement the obligatory Hello World example using Cocos2D HTML. You can also read a tutorial on setting up Cocos2D.
After Google’s Panda Update, your site needs clearer and more human-readable code to rank better on Google. This tutorial is going to teach you how to convert your theme from XHTML to HTML5 (which Google loves).
Josh Marinacci, software engineer, researcher, part-time designer, and general miscreant, explains how to use HTML5 canvas to build an interactive chart that works on desktop mobile and then populate it with real data.
Blurring the line between Flash and HTML, Nick Jonas gives you a jump-start into audio-driven animation that runs natively in the browser.
Look at some recipes used to add a fullscreen feature to the HTML5 canvas tag in browsers.
This tutorial shows a step by step guide on how to create a full HTML5 and CSS3 contact form without using any images. The purpose of tutorial is to show what you can do with this new technology, that’s why this form has some compatibility issues with old browsers.
In this tutorial you will build a photo gallery and enhance it with HTML5 canvas and CSS3 transitions. The grayscale “copies” of the images are created with canvas and pure CSS3 is used for the smooth changes.
Stephen Woods, front-end engineer at Flickr, explains how to create a simple Lightbox with gesture support and provides tips for improving the perceived as well as the actual performance of touch interfaces.
This tutorial is based on Carlos Yanez’s Create a Pong Game in HTML5 With EaselJS. The graphics and sound effects are all taken from Yanez’s tutorial.
Learn how to create an HTML5 audio and video player that also works for older browsers using Flash and Silverlight to mimic the HTML5 MediaElement API.
Learn how to code a simple profile page similar to that of Foursquare. You’ll be coding this page in HTML5 and CSS3, so some of the newer techniques will be introduced.
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