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W3C Invites Implementations of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2

August 7th, 2018

The SVG Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2. This specification defines the features and syntax for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Version 2. SVG is a language based on XML for describing two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics. SVG content is stylable, scalable to different display resolutions,…

W3C Invites Implementations of Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1

August 7th, 2018

The Web Authentication Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate 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…

Google announces Grab and Go program for Chromebooks, powered by Angular

August 3rd, 2018

Last week at Google Cloud Next, the Grab and Go team showed off their newly announced Grab and Go program: a self service program for enterprises to automate managing Chromebook assets. An Angular application powers this program which automatically manages Chromebook assignments based on user logins. All of Google’s internal loaner Chromebook fleet is managed…

React v16.4.2: Server-side vulnerability fix

August 1st, 2018

We discovered a minor vulnerability that might affect some apps using ReactDOMServer. We are releasing a patch version for every affected React minor release so that you can upgrade with no friction. Read on for more details. Short Description Today, we are releasing a fix for a vulnerability we discovered in the react-dom/server implementation. It…

What’s New in WebStorm for Angular

July 30th, 2018

The most recent release of Angular adds lots of new features to the CLI that make it easier for you to update and add new features to your app. The recent WebStorm 2018.2 major update adds integration with these new CLI commands. Let’s have a look at these and some other new features in action! To…

W3C Staff Judy Brewer is the 2018 ACM SIGACCESS Award honoree

July 27th, 2018

On 25 July the ACM has announced W3C’s Judy Brewer as the recipient of the 2018 SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. The SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies that improve the accessibility of…

W3C Invites Implementations of TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.1

July 26th, 2018

The Timed Text Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.1. This specification defines two profiles of [ttml2-20180628]: a text-only profile and an image-only profile. These profiles are intended to be used across subtitle and caption delivery applications worldwide, thereby simplifying interoperability, consistent rendering…

WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 Working Group Note Updated

July 26th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published an updated Working Group Note of WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1. WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 was previously published as a Working Group Note in December 2017, to accompany the WAI-ARIA 1.1 Recommendation. Since then, the group has added an additional design pattern and examples, and improved the…

Angular v6.1 Now Available — TypeScript 2.9, Scroll Positioning, and more

July 26th, 2018

Angular version 6.1 has been released. This is a minor release that is a drop-in replacement for 6.0 containing new features and bugfixes. picture of the Angular repository changelog What’s new? Router Scroll Position RestorationDevelopers can now configure the router to remember and restore scroll position as the user navigates around an application. New navigation…

First Public Working Drafts: WAI-ARIA 1.2, Core-AAM 1.2, and ARIA Practices 1.2

July 19th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published First Public Working Drafts of Accessible Rich Internet Applications 1.2 (WAI-ARIA), Core Accessibility API Mappings 1.2 (Core-AAM), and WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.2 (ARIA APG). WAI-ARIA 1.2 continues development of the technology after ARIA 1.1 was completed in December 2017. This version focuses primarily on providing roles…