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W3C Invites Implementations of HTML 5.1 2nd Edition

June 20th, 2017

The Web Platform Working Group invites implementations of HTML 5.1 2nd Edition Candidate Recommendation. This specification defines the 5th major version, first minor revision of the core language of the World Wide Web: the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). In this version, new features continue to be introduced to help Web application authors, new elements continue…

W3C Announces its First Publishing Summit and New Publishing Standards Work

June 19th, 2017

W3C opened today registration for its first ever W3C Publishing Summit to be held 9-10 November 2017 in San Francisco, California, co-located with the W3C’s Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings (TPAC 2017), and calls for speakers by 15 July 2017. The inaugural W3C Publishing Summit will show how publishers are using today’s Web technologies…

First Public Working Draft: CSS Overflow Module Level 4

June 13th, 2017

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Overflow Module Level 4. This module contains the features of CSS relating to new mechanisms of overflow handling in visual media (e.g., screen or paper). In interactive media, it describes features that allow the overflow from a fixed size container to be…

Angular 4.2 Now Available

June 13th, 2017

Angular version 4.2 has been released. This is a minor release following our announced adoption of Semantic Versioning, meaning that it contains no breaking changes and that it is a drop-in replacement for 4.x.x.What’s new?Angular Forms now includes validators for min and max attributesYou can now bootstrap a component directly by passing an element reference…

Verifiable Claims Use Cases Note Published

June 12th, 2017

The Verifiable Claims Working Group has published the first draft of its Group Note, Verifiable Claims Uses Cases. In later drafts this document will serve to illustrate the scope of the work and to provide a focus for discussion; it has been republished as input from the earlier Community Group, which had a wider scope….

Cloud Browser Architecture Note Published

June 9th, 2017

The Web and TV Interest Group has published a Group Note of Cloud Browser Architecture. A Cloud Browser is a browser running and executing on a server. This document describes the concepts and architecture for the Cloud Browser. The main purpose of this document is to provide the building blocks for a Cloud Browser solution.

XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 3.0 is now a W3C Recommendation

June 8th, 2017

The XSLT Working Group has published XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 3.0 as a Recommendation. XSLT 3.0 enables transformations to be performed in streaming mode, where neither the source document nor the result document is ever held in memory in its entirety. Another important enhancement is provided by XSL packages, to improve the modularity of large…

Call for Review: Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL) Proposed Recommendation published

June 8th, 2017

The RDF Data Shapes Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL). This document defines the SHACL Shapes Constraint Language, a language for validating RDF graphs against a set of conditions. These conditions are provided as shapes and other constructs expressed in the form of an RDF graph. RDF graphs that…

Updated: Web Accessibility Laws and Policies Listing

June 8th, 2017

The Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) has updated the Web Accessibility Laws and Policies list. It now includes an overview table with sort-able columns and filters, such as for W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Additional information is available in the Web Accessibility Laws and Policies Listing Updated e-mail. Learn more about the Web…

W3C Strategic Highlights, Spring 2017

June 7th, 2017

W3C made public its W3C Strategic Highlights – Spring 2017, a comprehensive survey of select recent work. The Web has grown to be the technical infrastructure of Society –the universal connectivity platform. It continues to change business and society, and just as business and society evolve, new needs arise, new opportunities for more captivating experiences…

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