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WordPress 5.0 Beta 2

Oct 30th, 2018

WordPress 5.0 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.0 Beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”), or […]

Chrome 71 Beta: relative time formats and more

Oct 25th, 2018

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. View a complete list of the features in Chrome 71 on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 71 is beta as of October 25, 2018. International Relative Time Format When writing (and speaking), phrases such as ‘yesterday’…

WordPress 5.0 Beta 1

Oct 24th, 2018

WordPress 5.0 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version, and if you are using an existing test site be sure to update the Gutenberg plugin to v4.1. There are…

React v16.6.0: lazy, memo and contextType

Oct 23rd, 2018

Today we’re releasing React 16.6 with a few new convenient features. A form of PureComponent/shouldComponentUpdate for function components, a way to do code splitting using Suspense and an easier way to consume Context from class components. Check out the full changelog below. React.memo Class components can bail out from rendering when their input props are…

Angular 7 – CLI Prompts, Virtual Scroll, Drag and Drop and more

Oct 18th, 2018

Version 7 of Angular — CLI Prompts, Virtual Scroll, Drag and Drop and more The 7.0.0 release of Angular is here! This is a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. This release contains new features for our tool chain, and has enabled several major partner…

First Public Working Drafts: Personalization Tools 1.0; Personalization Help and Support 1.0

Oct 18th, 2018

The Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group has published two First Public Working Drafts today: Personalization Tools 1.0 document list examples of the tools defined values, this is an extension of Personalization Explainer 1.0. Personalization Help and Support 1.0 document lists examples of the personalized help and support properties. This is an extension of Personalization Explainer 1.0….

Call for Review: Accessible Name and Description Computation 1.1 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

Oct 18th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Accessible Name and Description Computation 1.1. This document describes how user agents determine the names and descriptions of accessible objects from web content languages. This information is in turn exposed through accessibility APIs so that assistive technologies can identify these objects and…

Call for Review: Pointer Events Level 2 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

Oct 16th, 2018

The Pointer Events Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Pointer Events Level 2. The features in this specification extend or modify those found in Pointer Events, a W3C Recommendation that describes events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. For compatibility with existing…

Upcoming Workshop: Web Standardization for Graph Data

Oct 15th, 2018

W3C announced today a Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data, 4-6 March 2019, in Berlin, Germany. The event is hosted by Neo4J. This workshop brings together people with an interest in the future of standards relating to graph data, and its ever growing importance in relation to the Internet of Things, smart enterprises, smart…

W3C Proposed Recommendations: TTML1 3rd, TTML2, TTML-IMSC1

Oct 4th, 2018

The Timed Text Working Group published the following specifications as W3C Proposed Recommendations: Timed Text Markup Language 1 (TTML1) (Third Edition) Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2) TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.1 The Timed Text Markup Language is a content type that represents timed text media for the purpose of interchange…