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New W3C Membership level aimed at organizations with medium range revenues

February 14th, 2019

Over the past several years the W3C Business Development team has heard from a number of mid-sized companies that while they are very interested in participating in W3C the Membership Fees were too high for them to justify. That was compounded by several conversations members of the W3C Team had with organizations in our newest…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1

February 14th, 2019

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1 Candidate Recommendation. CSS transforms allows elements styled with CSS to be transformed in two-dimensional space. This specification is the convergence of the CSS 2D Transforms and SVG transforms specifications. CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents (such as HTML…

A plan for Angular version 8.0 and Ivy

February 9th, 2019

“When will Ivy be ready?” is a question we get asked every week. Here’s an update on how things are going with version 8.0, and our plans for releasing and finalizing Ivy.We are planning on having Ivy as an opt-in preview as part of the version 8.0 rel…

Solidarity of the W3C to the family of Vagner Diniz

February 7th, 2019

The W3C Team and Offices offer their sincerest condolences to our W3C Brazil Office Manager Vagner Diniz, his wife and family, for the tragedy that befell them when the Brumadinho dam collapsed late January, claiming the lives of their daughter Camila, their son Luiz, their pregnant daughter-in-law Fernanda and other family members whose bodies we…

React v16.8: The One With Hooks

February 6th, 2019

With React 16.8, React Hooks are available in a stable release! What Are Hooks? Hooks let you use state and other React features without writing a class. You can also build your own Hooks to share reusable stateful logic between components. If you’ve never heard of Hooks before, you might find these resources interesting: Introducing…

First Public Working Draft: WebXR Device API

February 5th, 2019

The Immersive Web Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of the WebXR Device API. This specification describes support for accessing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices, including sensors and head-mounted displays, on the Web. Hardware that enables Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) applications are now broadly available to…

Working Group Note: Character Model for the World Wide Web: String Matching

February 4th, 2019

The Internationalization Working Group has published a new Working Group Note: Character Model for the World Wide Web: String Matching which provides authors of specifications, software developers, and content developers a common reference on string identity matching on the World Wide Web and thereby increase interoperability. String identity matching is the process by which a…

Nebular meets Angular CDK

January 31st, 2019

A short while ago our team released a stable version of Nebular. Nebular is an Angular library that simplifies complex rich UI applications development. It consists of the following modules: Theme, Authentication, and Security. During the multiple release candidates, we’ve experienced some challenges, and I want to tell you about the most interesting ones. Why…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Values and Units Module Level 3; CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1

January 31st, 2019

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of two Candidate Recommendations published today: CSS Values and Units Module Level 3, which module describes the common values and units that CSS properties accept and the syntax used for describing them in CSS property definitions. CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1, which module contains features to control panning…

Call for Review: Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

January 17th, 2019

The Web Authentication Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1. This specification defines an API enabling the creation and use of strong, attested, scoped, public key-based credentials by web applications, for the purpose of strongly authenticating users. Conceptually, one or more public key…