An application programming interface (API) is a way to standardize certain application. Today, HTML5 API is a good choice in the web design, web development, gaming, web application. It reduces the loading time and improve the performance of a web page, as we do not need flash, swf files to embed audio, video and drag/drop applications. For HTML5 API, we do not need to learn any other languages. HTML5 API can be a combination of HTML, CSS, Javascript. So we should have good knowledge of Javascript and CSS.

HTML5 API is applicable to tablets, smartphones, smart TVs as well as traditional desktop computers. It is also used to create mobile apps. It does not depend on proprietary browser plug-ins. Many of the HTML5 API helps to create interactive websites and enhance the performance of your code.

Most popular HTML APIs

  • Audio
  • Canvas
  • SVG
  • Drag & Drop
  • Geolocation
  • MathML
  • Video

We have explained the above APIs in details in further articles.