Audio and Video in HTML5 - London Web Standards 20.09.2010
Last Monday I popped down to the capital, fighting through an annoying cold I've had for a week, to take part in a London Web Standards evening. To start off the proceedings, Google's Michael Mahemoff took us on a tour of some of the cool, but often overlooked new features of HTML5, such as application cache, local storage, geolocation. After that I tried to wow the crowd with a few insights into the capabilities offered by Audio and Video in HTML5.
And here are the examples I showed:
- Problem with plugins and overlapping HTML elements
- Fixing overlap problem in Flash with
videowith CSS3 Transitions
videosources for simple playlists/galleries
As a bonus, I also mentioned WebSRT and the
video can be used in creative new ways.
The first public outing of my