First Working Draft of HTML 5 Released

[Infragistics] Jess Chadwick / Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Its about time! 

The Consortium has also released a document detailing the differences between 4.0 and 5. It available here.

Some highlights of the new features:

  • two-dimensional graphics
  • control of embedded audio and video
  • persistent client-side data storage
  • interactive document (and partial document) editing
  • drag and drop API
  • a network API
  • and "event-source" tag for "catching server sent events"