HTML5 apps are quite possibly the future of the web. Instead of relying on local desktop applications for tasks such as calendar management, code generation or photograph editing, HTML5 allows for developers to create applications that run within the browser. These HTML5 web apps have a variety of possible functionality, and it’s not even fully known what the possibilities for HTML5 apps are.
In this post, I’ve gathered up 10 cool HTML5 apps that will show you just a bit of the power of HTML5, and perhaps inspire you to develop your own HTML5 web apps.
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Enjoy playing around with these HTML5 apps.
Twimbow is a web application that helps any social media user to engage their network of friends more effectively, by organizing and enriching their conversations online.
Citicles is an experimental HTML5 visualizator that aggregates basic information about a city and displays it in a simple circle design. Each circle encloses the city’s population, temperature, time, elevation, latitude and longitude.
Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing company. We’ve made it easy to share and discover entertaining, informative and original written content across the web and mobile devices. Our vision is to liberate the written word, to connect people with the information and ideas that matter most to them.
A drawing application in HTML5.
Aviary is a pioneering and leading provider of creative tools for web and mobile.
HootSuite is a Twitter and social media messaging application.
FlickrBrowser is an HTML5 web app for viewing Flickr photos and galleries.
Coolendar is an HTML5 web calendar that goes anywhere on any device and allows you to manage your tasks and days.
Google Body is a detailed 3D model of the human body. You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in, and navigate to parts that interest you. Click to identify anatomy, or search for muscles, organs, bones and more.
CSS3 Maker is a way to create CSS3 code by using a visual designer, all done in HTML5.
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UCE is a 100% digital “next-generation” magazine dedicated to Fashion, Design and Culture, created using HTML5.