Bytes by MSDN: Thomas Lewis and Clark Sell discuss HTML5
- Posted: Apr 28, 2011 at 4:01PM
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Check out this lively HTML5 discussion between two Microsoft Evangelists, Clark Sell and Thomas Lewis. HTML5 is the next major update to the W3C HTML specification providing a standard structure for presenting content on the web. Thomas and Clark agree that the state of web development is evolving. In fact, HTML5 is at the center of Internet Explorer 9, with extensive support for web standards like HTML5, CSS3, Canvas, SVG, and more. Thomas suggests learning more by visiting BeautyOfTheWeb.com and tearing apart some HTML5 apps that can be found on the site!
Thomas Lewis is an HTML5 & IE9 Evangelist at Microsoft. Previously he was the Director for MIX Online, a website for web developers and designers. When he is not advocating the brutality of HTML5 & IE9, he is chasing his passion for design, good coffee, death metal and his pets.
Clark Sell | Senior Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Corp. Name a role in the software industry, and Clark has probably played it. He started as a Y2K tester and has since worked as a developer, lead, “build monkey,” solutions architect and product manager. His professional sweet spot however, lies in designing and building software solutions that make life easier – there’s no chance for boredom and constant opportunities for growth. Clark is MCSD certified and received top Microsoft honors with the Circle of Excellence Award. He’s a graduate of Western Illinois University and before joining Microsoft in 2005, he served as a solutions architect at Allstate Insurance Company. As a senior developer evangelist and Visual Studio team system ranger, Clark brings a good dose of humor and a zest for life to the podium. You can hear Clark’s technical musings on “The Smackdown” at DeveloperSmackdown.com and The Thirsty Developer podcast – or find him getting grease under his nails in the garage. Clark’s a muscle car fanatic who’s currently finishing a body-off restoration of his 1970 Chevrolet Camaro while driving his 1968 Camaro SS. You can also take a look at what Clark's been up to on his blog.