Jun 1, 2010
HTML 5 is all over the place. I started hearing about it first when i was reading about the canvas tag about an year ago. But all the noises reached their pinnacle when the iPad was launched with HTML5 support instead of Flash.
ExtJS.com has put together a nice article explaining HMTL5 in brief (Click here for the article) while diveintohtml5.org gives a detailed explanation on the features.
As the article puts it, HTML5 is just a part of the family of specifications that people end up calling as HTML5.
Some of the highlights of the HTML family are as follows:
Feb 3, 2010
Today I got an email from Google (as a google apps admin) saying that over the course of 2010 they we will be phasing out support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0. The same is also communicated at their blog.
Email from Google
Also when opening Facebook from IE7 browser I got a box on the top suggesting me to upgrade to IE8. Earlier last year similar phase out warnings had started to appear on YouTube as well.