I want to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to HTML5 and everything it has to offer so I’m using this blog entry to chronicle my research and any cool tools I find around the interwebs.

I found this nice sandbox the other day They have some nice example and am learning a lot from it.

W3Schools has a nice primer on HTML5. 

Some questions I have and would like to answer for myself are…

  1. What is the purpose of the <address> node? What do I gain from using it?
  2. How can I integrate HTML5 with ASP.NET Web Controls?

More questions to come.

One thought on “HTML5”

  1. For the moment, ASP.NET won’t natively render HTML5 Inputs. You get stuck trying to override the Input type=text” attribute. You can either build your own custom controls by overriding WebControl or Control to render the attributes you want or find a third-party control. You can check out how I did it at

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