HTML5 Essentials for Content Creators

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
March 30, 2011 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

HTML5 Essentials for Content Creators
Originally Broadcast On:
March 30, 2011
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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The Web is changing. Browsers are getting more powerful. Mobile devices connected to the Web are becoming commonplace. All this innovation is being led by a set of open technologies known as HTML5.

This one-hour Webinar will help you learn how to structure and present content for the Web using the HTML5. The presentation will guide you through HTML5 details such as new tags for audio, video and animation, CSS3, Web storage, WebSockets, WebGL and Canvas. You'll understand the meat and potatoes of HTML5 and how to apply it to your work.

This Webinar is for developers and others who are familiar with HTML. If you want to learn the basics of HTML, Poynter's NewsU also offers an introductory Webinar, Programming for Non-Geeks: Essential HTML.

What Will I Learn:
  • Why HTML5 is a significant step forward for the technology that powers the Web
  • Details of the various HTML5 technologies
  • HTML5 in real-world use
  • Practical considerations and techniques for implementing HTML5 today
Who Should Take this Course:

Developers and anyone interested in modernizing their approach to building web pages using HTML5. This Webinar covers advanced HTML details such as WebSockets, native video and audio, and WebGL and Canvas. If you want to learn the basics of HTML, Poynter's NewsU also offers an introductory Webinar, Programming for Non-Geeks: Essential HTML.

Course Instructor:

Luigi Montanez

Luigi Montanez is a software developer at the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that uses the power of the Internet to catalyze greater government openness and transparency. He builds web apps at Sunlight, most recently Poligraft and Stream Congress. He has spoken at numerous developer conferences on civic-minded coding, search-engine considerations and emerging Web standards.

Training Partner:

ONAvation Webinar Series

The ONAvation series, a partnership between the Online News Association and Poynter's News University, has been created to focus on applying cutting-edge technology to journalism. Founded in 1999, ONA now has more than 1,600 professional members whose principal livelihood involves gathering or producing news for digital presentation.

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