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HTML5 for .NET Developers

HTML5 for .NET Developers teaches professional software engineers how to integrate the latest HTML5 APIs and semantic markup into rich web applications using JavaScript, ASP.NET MVC, and WCF. Written from the .NET perspective, this book is full of practical applications and ways to connect the new web standards with your existing development practices

A shift is underway for Microsoft developers—to build web applications you’ll need to integrate HTML5 features like Canvas-based graphics and the new JavaScript-driven APIs with familiar technologies like ASP.NET MVC and WCF. This book is designed for you.

HTML5 for .NET Developers teaches you how to blend HTML5 with your current .NET tools and practices. You’ll start with a quick overview of the new HTML5 features and the semantic markup model. Then, you’ll systematically work through the JavaScript APIs as you learn to build single page web apps that look and work like desktop apps. Along the way, you’ll get tips and learn techniques that will prepare you to build “metro-style” applications for Windows 8 and WP 8.

This book assumes you’re familiar with HTML, and concentrates on the intersection between new HTML5 features and Microsoft-specific technologies.

What’s Inside

  • HTML5 from a .NET perspective
  • Local storage, threading, and WebSockets
  • Using JSON-enabled web services
  • WCF services for HTML5
  • How to build single page web apps

“This book speaks directly to the interests and concerns of the .NET developer.”—From the Forward by Scott Hanselman, Microsoft

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. HTML5 and .NET
Chapter 2. A markup primer: classic HTML, semantic HTML, and CSS
Chapter 3. Audio and video controls
Chapter 4. Canvas
Chapter 5. The History API: Changing the game for MVC sites
Chapter 6. Geolocation and web mapping
Chapter 7. Web workers and drag and drop
Chapter 8. Websockets
Chapter 9. Local storage and state management
Chapter 10. Offline web applications

Appendix A. A JavaScript overview
Appendix B. Using ASP.NET MVC
Appendix C. Installing IIS Express 7.5

Book Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications (December 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1617290432
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617290435
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2 Responses

  1. z2g007 says:

    Good one for .NET Web Developers ➡

  2. trungpt says:

    That’s nice for me 😀

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