Programming - - By Shayne Tilley

HTML5 Live — A Peek Inside Lesson 1

Last week we let you know about two new courses from SitePoint, HTML5 Live and CSS3 Live, both presented by John Allsopp. This is a quick reminder that HTML5 Live starts today …

If you’re a designer or developer wanting to learn how you can use and apply HTML5 to your own or your clients’ websites today, sign up now using this special link.

The course costs just $9.95 and includes eight lessons containing a mix of videos, mini articles, and exercises, as well as two live Q&A sessions where you can ask questions of John directly. You’ll also gain access to a private forum where you can talk HTML5 all day.

We’ve had over 4,000 sign-ups to John’s courses already, so it’s going to be great fun. There’ll be thousands of people, just like you, aiming to master this fresh new approach to how we build web sites.

To give you a little snapshot behind the classroom doors of SitePoint Courses, here’s a run down of lesson 1 of HTML5 live …

Video: Introduction to the course

This is John’s welcome to the course. In this video John tell you a little more about himself, but more importantly steps you through each lesson of the course discussing what’s going to be covered

Mini Article: What Exactly is HTML5?

Get up close and personal with HTML5 as John covers the who, what, when where of HTML5. A great starting point for your HTML journey.

Mini Article: Can I Really Use HTML5 Right Now?

In this article John answers some important questions upfront like, what browser support is there for HTML5, and what about older browsers? Where and when can I use these different features of HTML5?

Video: Showcasing real-world HTML5 based sites

If not just for the WOW factor, perhaps you’re a HTML5 cynic, this video shows you why HTML5 is something to get excited about, and that it has real world applications right now.

Forum: Introduce yourself to the HTML5 Live class

Being a member of HTML5 live means you can access a private forum to ask questions and to socialize with your fellow students. There’s no better way to start than with a quick introduction.

So that’s just what’s contained within lesson 1. There are 7 more lessons and two live Q&As where you can ask John any specific question you might have. For just $9.95 it’s a steal, and with thousands of people, like you, learning HTML5, all at the same time — it’s going to be so much fun.

It all starts today. Don’t miss out — sign up here