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Link: HTML5: The Facts And The Myths - Smashing Magazine →

September 23rd, 2010 1 note

Finally, a readable and objective primer for the layman on HTML5, and one of the only sources on the subject that succinctly explains one big glaring reason some of us (Hi, I work for a video chat company) still have to rely on Flash:

Capturing input from a user’s microphone or camera is currently only possible with Flash (although a <device> element is being specified for “post-5″ HTML), so if you’re keen to write a Chatroulette killer, HTML5 isn’t for you.

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