It's been a little while. I've been really busy and been sick. Let's get this ball rolling again.
@Html and beyond - This article goes over extending the HTML helper in asp.net MVC.
FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MAKE HTML5 PERFORM BETTER Native form elements - This is a great resource for getting all the native form element types. You can also use this to see what browsers support what HTML5 elements. How to Lose Weight in the Browser - This is a really great guide to learn how to optimize front end performance.