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HTML Boilerplates

May 14th, 2021

Manuel Matuzović goes line-by-line through a boilerplate HTML document. I like it. It’s a good reference and has a lot of the same type of stuff I tend to put in the main HTML template. It makes me think about how opinionated this kind of thing can be. Dang near every line! Not the DOCTYPE,…

Angular v12 is now available

May 12th, 2021

Photo of Alamo Square Park in San Francisco by Minko Gechev It’s that time again, friends — we’re back with a new release and we can’t wait to share all the great updates and features waiting for you in Angular v12. Before we dive into those updates, let’s check in on the Angular journey. A vital key to Angular’s…

I could build this during the weekend

May 11th, 2021

How many times have you heard that (or even uttered it under your own breath)? I know I’ve heard it in conversations. I also know I’ve wondered the same thing about a product or two — hey, the idea here is super simple, let’s get a couple of buddies together and make the same thing,…

First Public Working Draft of MiniApp Manifest

May 10th, 2021

The MiniApps Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of MiniApp Manifest. This specification is a registry of supplementary members for the Web Application Manifest and the Web App Manifest – Application Information specifications that provide additional metadata to an application manifest to describe MiniApps. This JSON-based manifest file enables developers to set…

W3C opens Advisory Board (AB) election

May 4th, 2021

The W3C Advisory Committee has nominated seven individuals, and is invited today to vote until 2 June 2020 for six seats in the W3C Advisory Board (AB) election. Please, read the statements of the nominees. Created in March 1998, the Advisory Board provides ongoing guidance to the W3C Team on issues of strategy, management, legal…

Chapter 8: CSS

May 3rd, 2021

In June of 2006, web developers and designers from around the world came to London for the second annual @media conference. The first had been a huge success, and @media 2006 had even more promise. Its speaker lineup was pulled from some of the most exciting and energetic voices in the web design and browser…

W3C Strategic Highlights, April 2021

April 30th, 2021

Today W3C released to the public the April 2021 edition of our W3C Strategic Highlights which documents the tremendous work to enhance, grow and strengthen the Web platform, and how the Web Consortium meets the needs of industry and society as a whole. At the same time, as we celebrate the anniversary of the release of…

Working Group Note: Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities

April 30th, 2021

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) and the Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group have published the Working Group Note “Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities” from the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force (COGA). This document helps make web content, including applications, meet the needs of people with…

Sending Large Files

April 29th, 2021

Despite fancy modern options for recording podcasts with guests, like Riverside.fm or Zencastr where guests don’t have to worry about recording their own audio, we haven’t made the leap to one of those yet. We have the guests record their own audio locally (typically Quicktime Player or Windows Voice Recorder) because that way our editor…

First Public Working Draft: Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 3

April 26th, 2021

The Web Authentication Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 3 today. 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. This document is…