An Introduction to the Picture-in-Picture Web API

November 26th, 2019

Picture-in-Picture made its first appearance on the web in the Safari browser with the release of the macOS Sierra in 2016. It made it possible for a user to pop a video out into a small floating window that stays above all others so that they can keep watching while doing other things. It’s an…

How to Use the Web Share API

June 6th, 2019

The Web Share API is one that has seemingly gone under the radar since it was first introduced in Chrome 61 for Android. In essence, it provides a way to trigger the native share dialog of a device (or desktop, if using Safari) when sharing content — say a link or a contact card —…