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Kevin Benedict's What's New in HTML5 - Week of October 15, 2012


The New York Times has rolled out an HTML5 web app for Apple’s iPad, an addition to the native apps already available.  Read Original Content

The preview of Oracle’s NetBeans Integrated Development Environment 7.3 features new advanced HTML5, JavaScript and CSS development capabilities and is now available for download.  Read Original Content

Microsoft developed TypeScript as a way to help JavaScript scale to larger, more media rich HTML5 projects and they’ve announced that TypeScript is now available for developers and programmers to download a preview, test it in the “TypeScript online playground”, or obtain the source code.  Read Original Content

Google’s Chrome 23 beta adds track support for HTML5 video that enables developers to add elements such as subtitles, captions, chapters, descriptions and metadata to videos.  Read Original Content

Mobile app performance management platform Crittercism, has launched a new mobile app crash reporting service for HTML5 allowing developers to view errors and issues for HTML5, mobile Web and hybrid apps.  Read Original Content

According to Facebook developer advocate Simon Cross, those advocating HTML5 on mobile devices must ”step up their efforts and solve issues with performance and monetization in order for the technology to reach its true potential”.  Read Original Content

A free new PDF editor from Docudesk enables users to edit, share and fax PDF documents from within the browser and can be used from a number of devices including Apple’s iPad and iPhone.  Read Original Content

Sports Illustrated has re-launched its mobile website which is now HTML5-based.  Read OriginalContent

Web designer Tim G. Thomas describes the business case for “Building a Non-Native Mobile HTML5 App”.  Parts 2 - Choosing a Technology Stack and 3 - Hooking Things Together are also available.  Read OriginalContent

As a tribute to Steve Jobs, a developer created a virtual classic iPod using HTML5 and CSS3.  ReadOriginal Content

French developers have created cHTeMeLe, a board game about writing HTML5 code.  Read OriginalContent

Kris Ostrowka, a business development associate at StepLeader, outlines “What You Need to Know about HTML5 vs. Native Apps” in this article in Mobile Marketer.  ReadOriginal Content

The W3C partnered with tech firms including Apple, Adobe, Facebook, Google, HP, and Microsoft to create a website to serve as a resource for developers seeking information on HTML5, CSS3, and other open-web standards.  Read Original Content
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Kevin Benedict is an opinionated Senior Analyst at Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, SAP Mentor Alumnus, speaker, writer, and mobile and digital strategies expert. He is a popular keynote speaker, and in the past three years he has shared his insights into mobile and digital strategies with companies in 17 different countries. He has over 30 years of experience working with enterprise applications, and he is a veteran mobile industry executive. He wrote the Forward to SAP Press' bestselling book on enterprise mobility titled Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP, and he has written over 3,000 articles.

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