The HTML5 Revolution
- Orbital motion about a point.
- The overthrow of one government and its replacement with another.
- A sudden or momentous change in a situation.
W3C moves from HTML4 to XHTML
W3C vote 'no' to web apps
WHAT-WG HTML for apps
WHAT-WG becomes HTML5
"Some things are clearer with hindsight of several years ... "
- Tim Berners-Lee
XHTML 2.0 is shelved
Adobe acquires Macromedia
Adobe Flex 2
Gmail goes public
Apple opens the App Store
"when it comes to Silverlight ... our strategy has shifted"
Metro style IE will be plug-in free
Jobs' 'Thoughts on Flash'
"Flash was created for the 'PC'-era"
"Recognizing the role of Flex is changing"
Apache Flex 4.8.0
Where are we now?
Plug-ins are dead!
Long live HTML5?