Link: A Form of Madness – Dive Into HTML5

If you make forms on the web and haven’t seen what’s coming in HTML5, read this. You’ll get excited.

Things you’ll be able to do out of the box with HTML5 (without javascript) include:

  • Placeholder text
  • Sliders
  • Date pickers (pop-up calendars for choosing dates)
  • Those neat rounded rectangles typically seen for search boxes

Well – some of those might have support out of the box. Some of these aren’t there yet.