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W3C Invites Implementations of UI Events KeyboardEvent code and key Values

June 2nd, 2017

The Web Platform Working Group invites implementation of UI Events KeyboardEvent code and key Values: UI Events KeyboardEvent code Values: This document provides an overview of the various keyboard layouts and specifies the KeyboardEvent.code values that should be used for each of the keys. Unlike the key values described in UIEvents-key, the code values are…

Micropub is a W3C Recommendation

May 23rd, 2017

The Social Web Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of Micropub. Micropub is a client-to-server protocol used to create, update and delete social networking content. Web and native apps can use Micropub to post notes, photos, events, and many others to servers that support the protocol. Users can choose to create content in a…

ActivityStreams 2.0 is now a W3C Recommendation

May 23rd, 2017

The Social Web Working Group has published ActivityStreams 2.0 as a Recommendation. AS2 provides a JSON data model and vocabulary for representing common online social objects, activities, and the relationships between them. AS2 is anticipated to become the de-facto standard for sharing social data between disparate (perhaps decentralized) Social Web applications, and builds on the…

First Public Working Draft: CSS Logical Properties and Values Level 1

May 18th, 2017

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Logical Properties and Values Level 1. This module introduces logical properties and values that provide the author with the ability to control layout through logical, rather than physical, direction and dimension mappings. The module defines logical properties and values for the features…

First Public Working Draft: Payment Handler API

May 18th, 2017

The Web Payments Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Payment Handler API. The Working Group has previously published Payment Request API, which provides a standard way to initiate payment requests from Web pages and applications. User agents implementing that API prompt the user to select a way to handle the payment…

What’s New in Create React App

May 18th, 2017

Less than a year ago, we introduced Create React App as an officially supported way to create apps with zero configuration. The project has since enjoyed tremendous growth, with over 950 commits by more than 250 contributors. Today, we are excited to announce that many features that have been in the pipeline for the last…

Motion Sensors Explainer Note Published

May 11th, 2017

The Device and Sensors Working Group has published a Group Note of Motion Sensors Explainer. This explainer is an introduction to low-level and high-level motion sensors, their relationship, inner workings and common use-cases. Common cases of event filtering and sensor fusion are introduced with examples, showing how to apply that on sensors following the Generic…

First Public Working Draft: Orientation Sensor

May 11th, 2017

The Device and Sensors Working Group has published a Working Draft of Orientation Sensor. This specification defines a base orientation sensor interface and concrete sensor subclasses to monitor the device’s physical orientation in relation to a stationary three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

Angular 4.1.0 Now Available

April 26th, 2017

Angular version 4.1.0 – is now available. 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? Version 4.1 adds full support for TypeScript 2.2 and 2.3. Developers previously reported good experiences with TypeScript…

Official languages at Google

April 11th, 2017

Following my keynote at ng-conf 2017 that seemed to indicate that Typescript is now an official language at Google, there were many questions about the status of Dart at Google. We would like to clarify that both Dart and Typescript are in the same category. They both are  allowed to be used for client side…