|HTML 5.1 Is Here|
|Written by Ian Elliot|
|Monday, 07 November 2016|
When you think back to the days when HTML 5 was the exciting new technology that was going to save us all, it is something of a shock to realize that HTML 5.1 slips in almost unnoticed as an official web standard on 1st November.
The heat has gone out of the HTML revolution and now all we have are incremental changes to the core markup. Most of the interesting things are going on outside of HTML in the form of new web technologies. When you think about it then it is a mystery why we got so excited about a markup language at all. There were some key new features in HTML 5, like Canvas and the ability to play videos and sound media, but overall HTML 5 was a bit of a yawn. So it is with HTML 5.1.
The new features are:
All we have to do now is wait for the browser makers to update the rendering engines. Look out for HTML 5.2 at the end of next year.
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|Last Updated ( Friday, 11 November 2016 )|