Tag Archives: html5

HTML5 apps now on Amazon Appstore

Amazon allows developers to submit HTML5 apps to be featured on its appstore. Developers wanting to use this option do not have to do any native app development – instead, they have to simply submit their URLs and Amazon does all the work of packaging up the app in the correct format, and adding the [...]

Text overlay on videos using HTML5

HTML5 offers a unique feature which allows you to impose text on a video at certain intervals. This is done using the HTML track element. This feature allows you to track the video and insert text layers at certain points in the video. Each text element is denoted as a cue and for every cue, [...]

Preview and crop before upload

DEMO Further to our earlier post about drag and drop uploads, we have managed to add some additional features to this. HTML5 allows a user to preview an image before it is uploaded to the server. In a typical web environment, the image needs to adhere to a certain width to height ratio to fit [...]

Access webcam in Opera 12

The recently released version 12 of  Opera allows the browser to access the PC webcam via the HTML5 navigator.getUserMedia API. This is probably the first stable version of a browser permitting this. As indicated in our earlier post, this allows the script to capture screenshots of the webcam. It also offers local storage which is [...]