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First Public Working Drafts: JSON-LD 1.1 Syntax, JSON-LD 1.1 Processing Algorithms and API, and JSON-LD 1.1 Framing

September 11th, 2018

The W3C JSON-LD Working Group has published three First Public Working Drafts today. The JSON-LD 1.1 Syntax document defines a JSON-based format to serialize Linked Data. The syntax is designed to easily integrate into deployed systems that already use JSON, and provides a smooth upgrade path from JSON to JSON-LD. It is primarily intended to…

How we designed Chrome 10 years ago

September 10th, 2018

NOTE: This article was inspired by a conversation with Darin Fisher, VP for Google Chrome, for our YouTube series “Designer vs. Developer”. To release a browser when there were already established ones in the market was a bold move—especially when some of the major browsers were clocking over a million downloads within just hours of…

Introducing the React Profiler

September 10th, 2018

React 16.5 adds support for a new DevTools profiler plugin. This plugin uses React’s experimental Profiler API to collect timing information about each component that’s rendered in order to identify performance bottlenecks in React applications. It will be fully compatible with our upcoming time slicing and suspense features. This blog post covers the following topics:…

Creating a successful meetup at your company

September 8th, 2018

At Tesla, I came up with an idea to hold monthly Web Development meetups where employees could learn from each other and the external community. We wanted to create better cross-team collaboration, identify sharing opportunities, and identify and leverage best practices. I want to share my story with the hope of inspiring more communication within…

10 Years of Chrome DevTools

September 6th, 2018

Chrome is turning 10! Thank you for making the web development community so open, collaborative, and supportive. DevTools draws inspiration from countless other projects. Here’s a look back at how DevTools came about, and how it’s changed over the years. In the beginning, there was Firebug Imagine for a moment that browsers didn’t ship with…

The ‘Capable Web’: A 10 Year Retrospective

September 4th, 2018

When we introduced Chrome in 2008, our goal was to “keep evolving with the web and continuing to build a solid foundation for modern web applications.” In honor of our tenth year, we’d like to highlight some of the major changes in the web’s rich capabilities that we feel lucky to share with other browser…

Gewerbe-Service-Portal.NRW

September 3rd, 2018

Completed Drupal site or project URL:  https://gewerbe.nrw/ Digital business registration in North Rhine-Westphalia Since the 1st of July 2018, the new “Gewerbe-Service-Portal.NRW” has been providing citizen-friendly eGovernment by allowing company founders in the German federal state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) to electronically register a business from home. The implementation was carried out by public plan GmbH…

The Month in WordPress: August 2018

September 3rd, 2018

Many of the WordPress contribution teams have been working hard on the new WordPress editor, and the tools, services, and documentation surrounding it. Read on to find out more about this ongoing project, as well as everything else that has been happening around the WordPress community in August. WordPress 4.9.8 is Released WordPress 4.9.8 was…