Category Archives: HTML5

Microsoft Still Chasing the Competition With IE9

Serious work has begun on Internet Explorer 9, the next revision of Microsoft’s flagship web browser. That sounds like good news, right? After all, IE8 has its moments, but it isn’t exactly a cutting-edge browser. Certainly, any improvement would seem welcome. Yet, judging by the reaction from the web-development community onMicrosoft’s IEBlog, you’d think Microsoft… Read More »

HTML5 Makes a Great Color Picker

HTML5 is changing more than just websites — it’s changing the capabilities of browsers, as well. For example, a very clever use of the HTML5 canvas tag allows developer Heather Arthur’s Rainbow color scheme add-on for Firefox to extract a color palette from any webpage. Because browser add-ons — those in Firefox and Chrome anyway… Read More »