This section contains HTML5 touch and gesture related information, samples, and tutorials.
Note Pointer and gesture events require Windows 8 or later.
Hovering your cursor over a webpage element is a common action when browsing with a mouse and keyboard, but there is no equivalent when it comes to touch-based browsing. This topic demonstrates how to use the aria-haspopup Document Object Model (DOM) property to simulate hover on touch-enabled devices with Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8.
Starting from the basics and concluding with a multi-touch image-puzzle game that uses both canvas and SVG, this tutorial describes, in a graduated way, how to handle pointer events such as those generated from a mouse, pen, or one or more fingers (multi-touch).