Saturday, June 18, 2011

HTML 5 and CSS3 Support in Visual Studio 2010 SP1

Microsoft released an update for visual studio 2010 to support HTML 5, CSS3. The update is known as Web Standards Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1and it is available to download as a Free update from Visual studio gallery. According to VS web developer Team blog this updates the HTML5 intellisense and validation to reflect the latest W3C specifications and fixes some bugs in the current SP1 support for HTML5. Also JavaScript intellisense it updated to reflect many of the new browser capabilities such as Geolocation and DOM storage. Finally, this update adds comprehensive CSS3 intellisense and validation based on the latest specifications from W3C.
This Update provides you intellisense and validation for most common HTML 5 features like:
  • Video & related tags
  • Audio & related tag
  • New input types like email, url, date etc.
  • Drag & Drop support
  • Accessibility standard WAI-ARIA
  • Microdata
  • & more SEO friendly goodness