In this book, you will dip into the HTML APIs grab bag and draw out several of them for discussion and exploration peppered with plenty of hands-on exercises, these include:
•Geolocation for finding and navigating your way on Earth;
•Drag and Drop for dragging and dropping UI elements on HTML pages;
•Server-Sent Events for delivering server push updates from servers;
•Web Sockets for establishing full-duplex bi-directional communication between clients and servers;
•Web Storage for inserting, updating, retrieving, and deletion of data in your browser;
•File API for turning your browser into a web-based file explorer where you can read and save files on your computer’s local file system; and
•Canvas for drawing and animating multimedia resources on HTML pages.
Apart from the the many learning exercises, you also get to create interesting web applications including live stock quotes, real-time web chat, a web-based file explorer, and a clever hack to save web data from your HTML page to your computer’s file system.
If you wish to receive a copy of the source code, please contact me via the email address inside this book with proof of purchase.