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HTML 5: The future of gaming

Time is the best teacher. It is a universal saying and it holds true for all the walks of life. Whenever there is something new in the market, its first version is always complicated to operate. Take the example of computers. When they were launched, it was not so easy and it needed special qualifications and skills to operate the first computer. Because the user interface was not so user friendly and it took too much skill as all the commands were not so easy to remember (command prompt). Then it took a new avatar of Windows where it is all possible for you to execute all the tasks you want. It is as easy as anything. Now with user friendly interfaces it is all possible for you to make your own website. Even if you don’t have knowledge of HTML and other high level programming languages.

With the new and never before software, it is all possible for you to make your own website within a few moments. All it is possible through the Microsoft Publisher. It is all possible and easy. Now you don’t have to spend a huge amount from your pocket. Moving ahead, lets come to the gaming zone. It is believed that it is not possible to develop games if you don’t know the programming languages like C++ and other advanced languages like Java. But now it is your turn to turn the dream of becoming a game developer into reality. It is all possible with the help of HTML 5 based application software game maker.

With the help of this HTML 5 based game making application, it is all possible to design your games. You are the grand master of the virtual world, and what’s more you need not know programming languages like Java, C and C++. It feels so great to have such an amazing experience. Thanks to the revolutionary technology that has made all the programs converted into a pictorial way. From the menu you have to choose the desired movement you want to add into your game. It is as simple as that. What’s more it is all possible to convert your game into 3D version and use colurs like never before.

There was a time when gaming zone was reserved for the professionally trained software developers but now technology has taken a swift turn and as a result you can become a game developer. It is really great to stand among the professional gamers. Gone are the days when it was HTML and XHTML. Now it is HTML 5 which is the key player of different 3D gaming and other applications around the virtual world. This is something really amazing because you are your own master and you can develop games according to your needs.

Web Goes 3D with the Release of WebGL 1.0

During the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Khronos Group presented the final specification of the standard WebGL 1.0, which is designed to provide hardware accelerated 3D graphics in browsers without the need for plug-ins. Khronos Group industry consortium today released the final version of the specification WebGL 1.0. They offer the possibility to use tools for hardware acceleration of 3D-graphics in browsers with support for HTML5 without using plug-ins. WebGL JavaScript determines binding to OpenGL ES 2.0, allowing you to include 3D-graphics in documents for browsers on any platform that supports industry-standard API OpenGL or OpenGL ES. According to a source, WebGL is supported by major players, including Apple, Google, Mozilla and Opera. New development is already supported in several versions of browsers like Mozilla Firefox 4.0, Google Chrome 9.0, Opera and Apple Mac OS Safari. With WebGL graphics, implemented by means of OpenGL ES 2.0, available at virtually all platforms, where there is a browser – desktop, mobile and embedded systems, according to developer’s specifications.

WebGL 1.0 specification is one of the flagships of Web 3D. This technology is not supported by Internet Explorer 9. The industry consortium, Khronos Group, announced the finalization of the specification Stock WebGL 1.0 . WebGL will help create a JavaScript link to OpenGL ES 2.0 (Open Graphics Library for Embedded Systems) to run 3D graphics directly into the web browser (calculated by the GPU 3D graphics card compatible) and on any platform supporting the standard OpenGL and OpenGL ES.

WebGL leverages web technologies such as the Canvas tag in HTML5 and has received the support of Apple, Google, Mozilla and Opera Software. WebGL is supported in Google Chrome 9, Mozilla Firefox 4, and Opera 11.50 (pre-release) and development versions of Safari. Google offers several experiments with WebGL. It’s also no surprise that the browser side always on Internet Explorer 9 Microsoft is missing. OpenGL gives indeed the “buttons” to Microsoft because of competition with Direct3D (part of DirectX). The announcement comes while Adobe has also lifted the veil on Flash Player 11 whose main feature is the 3D hardware acceleration based depending on the host platform either DirectX or OpenGL. WebGL already has competition.

After the release of the specification standard WebGL 1.0 organization Khronos Group intends to proceed with the development of yet another Web-based Standard – WebCL. The basic idea is very similar to WebGL and is the integration of JavaScript and OpenCL for parallel computing. With the help of WebCL, developers can build web applications that can fully utilize the resources available to the user’s multi-core computer processors and graphics processors. On assurances of Khronos Group, Standard WebCL may be useful for editing photos and video, as well as for the treatment of physical effects in games. Information on the timing of release WebCL has not yet been reported.

Windows Phone 7 to get HTML5 and Silverlight

Microsoft is working hard to release the update for its Windows Phone based operating system known as Windows Phone 7. This approach of Microsoft of launching the updates after considerable amount of usage of any of its products is quite old. People who have been using the Windows operating systems are well aware of what these updates carry within themselves and what all kind of issues are addressed in them. For example, the service pack of Windows XP added the firewall feature in XP which earlier was not there. Similarly, the update of Windows Phone 7 will also add new feature to the operating system and will also fix some of the known bugs and issues in this operating system. There have been news regarding this forthcoming updates name and it was concluded that this update is code named as Mango. Mango is supposed to include two very much required features in it and these features are – First: Support for HTML 5 and Second: Microsoft Silverlight Runtime. Though Microsoft is still working on the same and there has been no official statement regarding the same but the speculations are that Mango will include the two features for sure. Both these features will enhance the power of the internet browser available in Windows Phone 7 and will make it more compatible with the new HTML and Silverlight technologies. This will help the users to work on more and more web applications and destinations without facing the incompatibility issues.

HTML 5 is a technology which is similar to the Flash technology of Adobe. It can be considered more advanced and lightweight design of Adobe’s Flash. HTML 5 makes possible for the developers to design very clear and smart animations for the web and it has many more undisclosed features as far as coding and implementation is considered. It is the successor of widely used HTML and XHTML technologies which have not seen any update for years now and are on the verge of getting obsolete in front of many new technologies coming in. HTML 5 includes many new HTML tags for easily adding and playing the media and graphics on the web. It brings a universal platform for displaying media without the need of special APIs and other codec. It also makes easy for including rich text in the web applications and websites by giving place to many text related Tags in the coding. Error handling and execution has also been improved a lot in this newest version of HTML which is considered to be the parent language of all the websites. On the other hand Microsoft Silverlight is a Runtime environment for many media delivery platforms and other rich media applications on the web. This makes easy for the designers and developers to let users view the media on any platform and on any browser. Many web destinations use this technology for media sharing and streaming and browsers which don’t have support for the same fall short in displaying such media content.

Silverlight and HTML5 is Coming to Windows Phone 7

Recently, a spree on speculations taking place around about some upcoming updates for Windows Phone 7 and now one of the updates has got a codename – Mango. The rumors have highlighted that; Mango will add the Silverlight runtime and HTML5 support, not to cite the additional languages too. It’s also contemplated that Microsoft might increase the enterprise features with Mango, especially additional support for Exchange ActiveSync policies that enforce security requirements for mobile devices. Much of the guesses have hinted that Steve Ballmer will be giving the lowdown on the update at CES, so we’re looking forward to that. A great number of news is being spread recently about some forthcoming updates for Windows Phone 7 and now one of the updates has gotten a codename – Mango.

It seems like Microsoft’s Windows Mobile division isn’t wasting any time on improving their latest Windows Phone 7 operating system. The Sources have also revealed that Microsoft say that the Redmond based company is churning out a major update that could be ready for a late summer or early fall 2011 release.

The WP7 update is purportedly being codenamed “Mango.”   There is nothing fruity about the actual update. There is also fair chance that Microsoft might add on some more enterprise features with Mango.  Sources are pointing to additional support for Exchange ActiveSync policies that enforce security requirements for mobile devices.

All of those features may sound intriguing, but the update is still a long time away. Microsoft could put in use the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to possibly unveil or at the least announce the update, along with a possible Windows tablet or slate.  In the meanwhile Microsoft could be releasing some minor updates as soon January or February.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a major technology-related trade show which is held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. It is not basically opened to the public; the Consumer Electronics Association-sponsored show typically hosts previews of products and new product announcements. CES rose to prominence after COMDEX was canceled in the technology related trade show.

The first ever CES was held in June 1967 in New York, New York. It was a follow up from the Chicago Music Show, which until then had served as the main event for exhibiting consumer electronics. The event had 17,500 attendees and over 100 exhibitors; the commencement speaker was Motorola chairman Bob Galvin. From the year 1978 to 1994, CES was held twice each year: once in January in Las Vegas known as Winter Consumer Electronics Show (WCES) and once in June in Chicago, Illinois, known as Summer Consumer Electronics Show (SCES).

The 2011 CES exhibition is currently scheduled for Thursday, January 6 to Sunday, January 9 2011

There won’t be any groundbreaking updates, but Microsoft could introduce the copy and paste feature, along with some of the minor bugs users are experiencing.

Interactive Audio With HTML5 in Firefox Beta

Firefox 4 Beta is the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers on Internet . The new version of this browser is one of the secure and user friendly versions available. There are lots more new options available in the newest version of Firefox. The latest and the chief of which is the interactive audio with HTML5. This feature brings the super fast graphics and awesome audio quality to the web. The web developers can also use JAVA Script to read and write data. Firefox 4 Beta uses hardware accelerator to improve the audio quality for windows user and also for others. Other OS do not very much supporting the new Firefox 4 Beta version with interactive audio with HTML5. This is the one and only drawback of this new version of Firefox 4 Beta.

This feature will help users to interact with web in more creative way that images and     videos allow. This feature works with the help of HTML audio and video tags and Firefox audio data API. With the help oh this new API web users can interact and visualize the experience of speech and audio through Firefox. Web developers can also read and write the raw audio data on the Firefox 4 Beta. The Firefox 4 Beta is a whole new experience in terms of experiencing the speech and audio on internet browsers. HTML5 will also power the Firefox 4 Beta for the best web application of today and tomorrow. The HTML5 parser also gives Firefox 4 Beta full support for web audio, video, drag and drop facilities. HTML5 also give the browser file handling facility, it gives more attraction to the users.

Firefox 4 Beta gives you the freedom to enjoy improved graphics performance with the help of system hardware and DirectX. If Firefox will get the supported hardware, then it will use Direct2D to speed up the display of the web contents and it will surely gives more power to web. Firefox 4 Beta is the best when you are working on Windows platform. You can also experience audio with all new way like scrolling audio, audio wave visualization or as a sound spectrum and 3d animation audio.

Firefox 4 Beta is more secure than its previous versions. This is due to the availability of HTTP strict transport security. This will enable the browser to only connect with secure connections. So you just do not need to worry about security of the system and bugs. The main feature of this new version is the remembrance of the browser, it will remember all the sites with HSTS and it will connect to only those with secure sockets layer (SSL). The user interface of Firefox 4 Beta is one of the most attractive features in it. It has the ability to beat Google chrome in this respective area. As we told you about the security concerns of this browser, it comes with a number of bug fixers.

Web browser to undergo an examination for HTML5

HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is the sole for any web browser. You can surf and explore web sites with other help of the web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Google chrome etc which take help of HTML to give your surfing experience a new definition. These days every big or small technology of the Internet package is under the process of development and innovation; then, how can HTML lack behind? HTML5 is the current development project for HTML team in lime light. Like HTML5 is the successor to HTML 4.01 or XHTML 1.1 which aids as basic for presenting and structuring content on the WWW (World Wide Web). The new HTML5 is enhanced with features like drag-and-drop that was previously taking support of software like Microsoft Silver Light, Adobe Flash and Google Gears and very innovative a video playback.

How to check if your Browser is ready for HTML5?

The HTML5 era has knocked on our doors. Are our doors capable enough to stand this knock? Actually, is your browser capable enough to withstand and support HTML 5? For clearing your dilemma you have to visit a web site using your web browser. The web site is http://www.html5test.com. This website will check thoroughly if your web browser is well-equipped to handle the load of HTML5. Once you are on the page, the page will check if your browser withstands HTML5 canvas, drag-and-drop, parsing, embedded video and audio codec and all other elements demanded by HTML5 specifications. Also it will look at certain specifications like local storage and geo location which are actually not a part of HTML5 but are related to it. The examination of your web browser will be then assessed in the form of scores (Out of 300 points). These points actually stand for the level of support for the elements in the pocket and bonus points will talk about what else is required for HTML5 compatibility.

Let us have a glance at the points tally:

We see Chrome (dev channel) topping the chart with 217 points and 10 bonus points. While the Internet Explorer 9 at the bottom with 84 points and 1 bonus point. However Mozilla Firefox 4 beta 2 remains content with 189 points and 9 bonus points. While the second position backed by Safari 5.01 with 208 points and 6 bonus points. Opera 10.6 scored 159 points with 7 bonus points.

The much anticipated HTML5 is currently under open development phase and being the web’s standard body and we can see all the browser vendors actively taking part in it. Moreover, developers of web browsers have already begun to work on it to add support to their latest release for HTML5. However, HTML5 specifications are updated frequently, and support browsers for various elements of HTML5 is not in fix yet.

Nevertheless, with developers more concerned about enhancing the web browsers, so you need not take pain of developing the web browser to support HTML5. But, one thing you must do in order to find if your Web browser is ready for HTML5 is to follow the mentioned tips a bit attentively and precisely.

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