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10 Reasons Why HTML 5 Will Change The Web (And 1 Why It Won’t)

HTML5 is currently in the draft stage, and the latest specification is available at the W3C web site. User experience on the Internet will change for sure, and here’s why: 1. Persistent Local Storage: Two different mechanisms are introduced for local storage, not including cookies. Name/Value pairs can be stored easily. But, more significantly, the introduction of a local database that supports SQL makes life a lot easier for web developers. However, this opens up a whole new world of security risks. 2. APIs: A bunch of APIs have been introduced that support local database interaction (mentioned above), dynamic bitmap…

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