Apple on Friday posted a demo page showing off the power of HTML5 and what can be done with the technology on a Web page.
For example, the video page lets you scale the movie, add a mask, and change the perspective of the video--all in real time. In the photo gallery page, you can switch from horizontal 2D to vertical 3D layouts in real time using a drop-down menu.
Apple even pulls the curtain back on HTML5 and shows developers how to code similar items themselves. According to Apple, "standards aren't add-ons to the web. They are the web."
Clearly, Apple posted the page to show off HTML5, but also to back its
While some have been able to get the HTML5 demos to work in other Web browsers such as Google Chrome, they only worked in Safari for me. Apple notes on its Web site that not "all browsers offer this support. But soon other modern browsers will take advantage of these same web standards."