Request for Proposals For HTML5 Case Studies

UKOLN has announced a Request for Proposals (RfP) For HTML5 Case Studies.  The proposals for HTML5 case studies and demonstrators should describe best practices and scenarios for making use of HTML5 and related Open Web Platform standards in areas of relevance to...

Schema.org, Google +1 and Facebook Like and Send

Schema.org Yesterday I came across a stream of tweets about schema.org. A post on the official Google blog  was the initial post I saw: Introducing schema.org: Search engines come together for a richer web. This was followed by Yahoo’s post “Introducing...

New HTML5 Drafts and Other W3C Developments

  New HTML5 Drafts The W3C’s HTML Working Group has recently announced the publication of eight documents: Working Drafts of the HTML5 specification, the accompanying explanatory document HTML5 differences from HTML4, and the related non-normative reference...

Further HTML5 Developments

Updated HTML5 Documents Back in November 2010 in a post entitled Eight Updated HTML5 Drafts and the ‘Open Web Platform’ I described how the W3C had published draft versions of eight documents related to HTML5.  It seems that W3C staff and members of various HTML5...

HTML5: Are Museum Web Sites Ahead of HE?

Martin Hawksey, a prolific blogger on the RSC Scotland North and East blog, recently alerted me to an article published in the ReadWriteWeb blog which describes how Scotland Trailblazes the Use of HTML5 in Museums. The trailblazing Scottish institution wasn’t a...