Technology in the world of computers comes and goes and the only constant is change. The programmer, then, should bear in mind that consistency doesn’t imply rigidity, especially where specifications for hardware, software and programming languages evolve and expand quickly in response to support an entire publishing industry. HTML, the language that powers the web is not excepting.
It is said that the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is currently working on HTML5 and expects the final specifications to be complete by 2014. When finalized, it will replace both current versions, HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0. Without a doubt, the newest version of HTML could provide enhanced support for page layouts, email and video applications.
For the experienced programmer, they all know that HTML4 (the current implementation of HTML) could only define a number of some tags for text formatting. Any additional functions, like audio and video playbacks, require the use of third-party plug-ins to make any content other than text and images available to client browsers. Then HTML5 produced on the scene.
The proposed standard for HTML5 includes native support for audio and video files. This step eliminates the need for third party, proprietary plug-ins. Making audio and video support standard across all browser platforms requires no constant updates of third-party drivers and the frustration encountered by the users when they get a browser message stating that they must download more software before viewing or listening to a file from a website.
There are many benefits greatly from creating HTML5 files. If you want to create HTML5 Files from some files on your hard drive, including PDF, power point, office files, images, videos and SWF files etc. you may use xFlip digital publishing software to create digital publications in HTML5 as well as flash with its easy-to-use interface.