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[weekend reading] REMINDER: Tomorrow, July 23rd: The HTML 5 Experiments - Bruce Lawson, Opera Software

Weekend Reading weekend_reading at
Wed Jul 22 13:56:56 PDT 2009

The HTML 5 Experiments - Bruce Lawson, Opera Software 5
is the proposed new standard for writing web pages and, most importantly,
web applications. It's deliberately being designed to be an open standard
that competes with Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight to be the
language of web applications.

Bruce believes that if you don't vote, you can't complain about the

The HTML 5 spec isn't finished yet, so he decided to try to use the new
language in order to see how it works in the real world, and give feedback
to the working group from a pragmatic perspective rather than academic.

This talk summarizes Bruce's hair-raising adventures in The HTML 5


About Bruce Lawson:

Bruce was technical lead for the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the
UK. He's a member of the Web Standards Project and co-wrote and co-edited
"Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance".

He now evangelizes Open Web Standards for Opera Software. Previously, he
was a tarot card reader in Istanbul, a volunteer pharmacist in Calcutta,
tutor to a Thai princess and a movie actor in Bombay.


Date and Time:

Thursday, July 23, 2009.  12:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 1 hour(s). 


Gates Computer Science Bldg., Room #B12 353 Serra Mall, Stanford
University  [Map <> ]


General Public




Free Admission - Open to All


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