HTML5Labs is where Microsoft prototypes early and unstable specifications from web standards bodies such as W3C. Sharing these prototypes helps us have informed discussions with developer communities, and enables us to provide better feedback on draft specifications based on this implementation experience. To find out more about HTML5Labs, read the blog by Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President for Internet Explorer, and the blog by Jean Paoli, President, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
This prototype implements the websocket-based session layer described in the HTTP Speed+Mobility proposal Microsoft contributed to the IETF httpbis workgroup, as well as parts of the multiplexing logic incorporated from Google's SPDY proposal.More...
The new HTML5 track element can be used to point to a caption
file that contains a written
representation of the dialog or actions in a HTML5 video
File API is a draft Web specification that provides an API for representing file objects in web applications.
Media Capture API provides access to the audio, image and video capture capabilities of the device.
Microsoft is releasing reference implementations of the Math, Number, and String extensions and the i18n libraries that it has recently shared with the TC39 ECMA working group.
WebSockets simplifies bi-directional, full-duplex communications channels, over a single TCP socket.