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Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 – Week of March 2, 2013

Welcome to Kevin Benedict's What's New in HTML5.  HTML5 is predicted to be the dominant development environment for enterprise mobility over the next several years.  The questions are when and where should HTML5 be used today.  In this weekly update on HTML5 we report on this ongoing debate and other relevant news.

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Mobile strategist Warren Zenna believes developments such as Mozilla’s HTML5 operating system expected to launch this year will push acceptance and standardization of HTML5 development and the HTML5 debate will continue to get louder.  Read Original Content

Intel has acquired a set of HTML5 development tools from appMobi including appMobi’s XDK IDE, PhoneGap XDK, jqMobi and jqUI mobile development frameworks, directCanvas HTML5 acceleration and the Mobius enhanced web browser.  appMobi will narrow its focus to cloud services for mobile applications.  Read Original Content

Oracle has released the new version of NetBeans that adds new features to help developers write HTML5, JavaScript and CSS code.  Version 7.3 enables Java developers to more easily build rich HTML5-based user interfaces for mobile and Web applications.  Read Original Content

Antenna Software provides a complete cloud-based enterprise mobility suite that enables both IT pros and business executives alike to create and manage mobile apps, websites and content across the entire business.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Antenna Software.

The second installment of Gamasutra’s three-part HTML5 series covers specific areas of functionality provided by HTML5 including graphics and timers.  Read Original Content

Digital marketing technologies firm Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. has launched its new version of RoninCast digital signage software, which leverages HTML5 capabilities to deliver digital content to current and emerging marketing technology platforms.  Read Original Content
Digital publishing software provider Zmags has released Verge HTML5, enabling the delivery of catalogs and publications across all major desktop and mobile platforms.  Read Original Content

Telerik’s Todd Anglin shares his HTML5 predictions in “HTML5: 10 Provocative Predictions For The Future” featured in readwrite.com.  Read Original Content

Nokia’s Tomomi Imura describes real life use cases for HTML5 on mobile devices in “Mobile Web: Real Life Examples of HTML5 for Mobile” featured in CSS-Tricks.  Read Original Content

Developer Rob Gravelle describes and compares two of the HTML5 charting libraries, RGraphs and Highcharts, in this article featured in HTML Goodies.  Read Original Content

In “The Rise Of HTML5: What Does It Mean?” writer Steve Anderson points out one of the biggest impacts HTML5 is likely to generate in 2013 is in the field of mobile platforms.  The article is featured in HTML5 Report.  Read Original Content

A new survey commissioned by Kendo UI reveals the majority of developers surveyed now prefer to work with HTML5 rather than native apps for cross-platform development.  Only 15 percent of developers prefer to use a native-only approach.  An infographic of survey results can be found here.   Read Original Content

Fujitsu Ten is developing a prototype of an in-car device utilizing HTML5 technology.  The prototype model was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict is the Senior Analyst for Digital Transformation at Cognizant, a writer, speaker and SAP Mentor Alumnus. Follow him on Twitter @krbenedict. He is a popular speaker around the world on the topic of digital transformation and enterprise mobility. He maintains a busy schedule researching, writing and speaking at events in North America, Asia and Europe. He has over 25 years of experience working in the enterprise IT solutions industry.