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

October 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 among authoring systems….

Updated Candidate Recommendation for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2

October 4th, 2018

The W3C SVG Working Group has published an updated Candidate Recommendation of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2. TThis specification defines the features and syntax for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Version 2. SVG is a language based on XML for describing two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics. SVG content is stylable, scalable to different display resolutions,…

WAI-ARIA Graphics Module 1.0 and Graphics Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 are W3C Recommendations

October 2nd, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published WAI-ARIA Graphics Module 1.0 (Graphics-ARIA) and Graphics Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 (Graphics-AAM) as W3C Recommendations. Graphics-ARIA defines core roles specific to web graphics which allow an author to express the logical structure of the graphic to assistive technologies in order improve accessibility of graphics. Graphics-AAM defines…

Trustworthy Chrome Extensions, by default

October 1st, 2018

Incredibly, it’s been nearly a decade since we launched the Chrome extensions system. Thanks to the hard work and innovation of our developer community, there are now more than 180,000 extensions in the Chrome Web Store, and nearly half of Chrome desktop users actively use extensions to customize Chrome and their experience on the web.The…

The Month in WordPress: September 2018

October 1st, 2018

The new WordPress editor continues to be a major focus for all WordPress contribution teams. Read on to find out some more about their work, as well as everything else that has been happening around the community this past month. Further Enhancements to the New WordPress Editor Active development continues on Gutenberg, the new editing…

Upcoming Workshop: Strong Authentication and Identity

October 1st, 2018

W3C announced today a W3C Workshop on Strong Authentication and Identity, December 10-11 2018, in Redmond, WA, USA. The event is hosted by Microsoft.This workshop will look to provide an existing standards landscape, roadmap and potential future work for how strong identity and strong authentication should work on the web. A successful workshop will be…

Create React App 2.0: Babel 7, Sass, and More

October 1st, 2018

Create React App 2.0 has been released today, and it brings a year’s worth of improvements in a single dependency update. While React itself doesn’t require any build dependencies, it can be challenging to write a complex app without a fast test runner, a production minifier, and a modular codebase. Since the very first release,…