Thursday, June 16, 2011

HTML5 in Visual Studio 2010 SP1

HTML 5 introduces number of new elements and attributes which can be used on 
modern websites.HTML 5 has new features like 

  • <video> tag
  • <audio> tag
  • New input types (email, url, date )
  • Drag and drop support
  • Cross document management
  • Browser history management
  • Microdata
  • Timed media playback
  • Geolocation 
  • Accessibility standard WAI-ARIA etc.

This makes life easy to handle multimedia and graphical content with ease. To view the sample of this, Visit HTML5 Demo Site.

HTML5 is rightnow emerging and needs to be standardized by W3C.Yet Microsoft has started supporting HTML5 by releasing the Web Standards Update for its Visual Studio 2010 SP1. It can be downloaded hereAfter installing it, and restarting VS 2010 you can set the HTML version you want to use , on file-by-file basis, or set it as a default.

Now you can start using the HTML5 features. Check out the following sites, you will get attracted towards HTML5

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Azure Storage Explorer

A GUI tool to view and alter the data in Azure Storage is available now . This open source tool is very helpful, when working with the cloud storage's like blob, queues, tables. The data in the cloud storage can be viewed and edited easily. Check it out here