HTML5 & Web Technologies workshop at Kochi on Nov 03


Kochi: Bridge India, a Dutch owned IT services company, in association with Startup Village, is organising a one day workshop on ‘HTML5 and Upcoming Web Technologies’ on November 03, 2012 at Kochi. The event is being touted as a great opportunity for developers to learn from Shwetank Dixit, a Web Evangelist from Opera Software in India.

Shwetank is co-steering Opera’s ‘Open the Web’ Site Compatibility project, which involves working with the biggest web properties in the world and ensuring compatibility and advising better coding methodologies. He is also part of the W3C Mobile Web for Social Development Group. His interviews, thoughts and articles have been published in various publications like PCQuest, The Hindu, Times of India, .Net Magazine, DevOpera, Electronics4U and DeveloperFusion, among others. He is also involved in evangelism of Open web standards, particularly in South Asia and represents Opera Software in various events, seminars and conferences.

HTML5 – Clearing the hype and looking at the origins; Introduction to HTML5 web forms and new semantic elements; What’s new in CSS3?; Introduction to SVG and Canvas, Offline Storage; Advanced JS : Geolocation, Device Orientation, Webcam access and Extending the browser, are some of the sessions being planned for the day.

According to Wikipedia, HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web, and is a core technology of the Internet originally proposed by Opera Software. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard created in 1990 and standardized as HTML4 as of 1997 and, as of October 2012, is still under development. Its core aims have been to improve the language with support for the latest multimedia while keeping it easily readable by humans and consistently understood by computers and devices (web browsers, parsers, etc.).

Check out the event website ( for details and registration.

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