Tagged: html5

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Google Swiffy converts Flash SWF files to HTML5

Once in a while you come across a project, tool, framework, whatever that leaves you literally speechless. It’s a truly amazing moment. A moment, when technology no longer resembles itself but takes a different form. A moment when technology takes the form of magic. I recently discovered Google Swiffy, although the project is in existence for over two years, and it certainly felt like magic.

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HTML5: How to change the browser URL without reload

One less known feature of HTML5 is the onpopstate event. Using onpopstate you can change the browser URL via javascript, without reloading the page and the browser history will be updated accordingly. No longer do you need to use the hash(#) hack, if you want to add state in an AJAX powered application, and search engines bots will be able to crawl your pages and index them.