- Google Chrome
- Apple Safari
Microsoft IE is currently a bit late but they are catching up with IE9. You can follow the development here http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/. For the IE fan, to browse HTML5 sites you will need
- Microsoft IE 9 (Platform Preview 3) or
- Microsoft IE with Google Chrome Frame installed (Get Google Chrome Frame)
What is so cool about HTML5? Here are some of the new features:
- The canvas element for immediate mode 2D drawing.
- Timed media playback
- Offline storage database (offline web applications).
- Document editing
- and more…
For all of us to appreciate all these features we must see it in action, right. Seeing is believing, here is the list of 5 sites and gallery you must explore (in no particular order :)):
- YouTube – Yes, it offers HTML5 beta program but you have to opt-in before hand. Go to http://www.youtube.com/html5 then click on the link “Join the HTML5 Beta”. Note: not all video support HTML5. Check out this video http://youtu.be/xMdsx0wv1Yo
- Apple HTML5 Showcase – it used to run on Safari, now It run on other browsers too.
- HTML5 Rocks – Google HTML5 Showcase.
- HTML5 Gallery – showcase of sites using HTML5. Some of the “Flash Killer” site and must see http://graph.tk/, http://mugtug.com/sketchpad/, http://9elements.com/io/projects/html5/canvas/.
- HTML5 Demos – HTML5 Demos offer a good overview of how HTML5 is changing the landscape and its capabilities.
Checkout those links and post your opinion.