Whether you need to quickly get up to speed with HTML5 or are in search of easy-to-digest resources that you can use to educate your clients about this web technology that’s creating a huge paradigm shift in the web and mobile development ecosystem, this collection of infographics that visualize HTML5 facts and figures will help.
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1. HTML5: Past, Present and Future
This infographic is an overview of the state of HTML5 in web and mobile apps, with data on HTML5-capable mobile web browsers, browser compatibility, and more.
2. WTF is HTML5?
This is a simple primer on HTML5, which can be an excellent educational reference for your clients. The original source of this infographic is no longer available.
3. History of HTML5
This infographic traces the progression of HTML5, starting in 2004 when the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) was formed.
4. HTML5: Why Developers Need It
Some compelling data on why web developers should start using HTML5 (like 74% of the browser market is HTML5-compatible) are shown in this infographic.
5. HTML5: I’ve Seen the Future – It’s in My Browser
Over 34% of websites use HTML5 in some way, but the browsers with the largest combined market share as of January 2012 (IE6-IE8) don’t have HTML5 support.
6. Taking HTML5 to the Next Level for Mobile
This infographic includes a visualization of data about mobile web browser capabilities (gathered using Ringmark).
7. The Wonderful World of HTML5
According to this infographic, over 2.1 billion mobile devices with HTML5-capable browsers are estimated to exist by 2016.
8. The Hype versus Reality of HTML5 Deployment
This infographic commissioned by Zipline Games argues that, for mobile gaming, HTML5 lacks in "reach, technical capabilities, and market results" compared to Flash.
9. HTML5 vs Flash Games
This is another infographic that matches up HTML5 games and Flash games by comparing their distribution method, CPU usage performance, security, and so forth.
10. The History of HTML5 in Line with Popular Culture Events
This interesting infographic places HTML5 milestones side-by-side with pop culture events happening at the same time of the milestone.