HTML5 is the 5th version of HTML standards, which is a web-based standard to build cross-platform apps that can run anywhere. The hype of HTML 5 seems to be making it as a major component in the future. But there are still some HTML developers who have not yet opted for HTML5 or have not clasped for the new standard.
HTML5 has changed the way websites are designed and built using the markup language making websites interactive and smarter. Mobile websites too have benefited from this awesome technology as smartphone users enjoy the same browsing experience as their desktop/laptop base peers. In today’s world, there is a huge craze for mobile web and application development as the user base is growing at a phenomenal rate. In fact, in the coming years, mobile based Internet usage would overshadow traditional desktop/laptop browsing. HTML5 has emerged as the frontrunner in the race when it comes to mobile development. Let us take a closer look at some of the reasons why this markup language is useful for mobile development.