HTML5 is the latest and most developed version of HTML. It offers video playback features, as well as drag-and-drop capabilities to browsers. These features were previously add-ons only accessible using plugins like Flash, Google Gears or Microsoft Silverlight. This is a world of new development from earlier standards like HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.1. For easy learning purpose it added into new syllabus to web technology paper, also it add into online college degrees course syllabus.
There are numerous differences between HTML5 and what came before. There are novel rules of parsing which are geared more towards flexibility and making things compatible. These new rules are non-SGML. HTML5 also uses SVG inline and MathML in text or html. A number of novel features and elements abound. Some of these are command, canvas, audio, article and aside, figcaption, embed, output, nav, meter and mark, and a host of other elements.
There are various new ways to control forms, including time and date, url, search and email. Novel attributes like charset, ping, async, and global attributes like tabindex, id, and hidden can be used on all elements.
The new HTML5 standard allows new types of form support. Earlier, coders played only with GET and POST methods. Now, there will be new methods like PUT and DELETE in HTML5. Unused elements like framesets, noframes, applet, frame and others will be done away with.
The new HTML5 is designed to make life easier for the pure HTML coder with its more intuitive features and removal of complicated functions like framesets. It is also designed to make HTML5, via browsers, more feature rich and versatile. But the changes will need to be adopted by the various WYSIWYG editors like Dreamweaver. New versions need to be built that supports and incorporates HTML5 standards for these programs. In all, there awaits a load of interesting work out there for developers and users alike. More and more websites are already implementing HTML5.