W3C News

The HTML5 Parsing Algorithm

August 5th, 2010

Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work implementing the parsing algorithm from HTML5. Before HTML5, there was no standard for how browsers should parse invalid HTML. As a result, every browser developed their own parsing quirks, harming interoperability for pages that contain invalid HTML. HTML5, in contrast, specifies a complete algorithm for…

Social Media Toolkit Launched!

July 26th, 2010

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of the Social Media Toolkit. The Mozilla Social Media Toolkit is a set of tools that allows you to leverage social media to market Mozilla and Firefox in your region and beyond. The toolkit contains everything you’ll need from best practices, tips and tricks, to design assets for…

Antonio Gomes is now a WebKit reviewer!

July 15th, 2010

Antonio started working on WebKit by helping out with the initial EFL port, and from then on moved to QtWebKit. Antonio brought a lot of experience from his work on the Mozilla project, and has been responsible for the spatial navigation implementation in WebKit, among other major contributions to the Qt port. Please join me…

Firefox 3.6.4 with Crash Protection Now Available

June 22nd, 2010

Today, Mozilla is happy to release Firefox 3.6.4, the latest security and stability release for Firefox, used by nearly 400 million people around the world to browse the Web. This release provides crash protection for Windows and Linux users by isolating third-party plugins when they crash. Results from our beta testing show Firefox 3.6.4 will…

Dumitru Daniliuc is now a WebKit reviewer!

June 15th, 2010

Dumitru Daniliuc, better known to the community as Dumi, has spent most of his time working on WebSQLDatabase. After getting it working within Chromium’s sandbox, Dumi has focused his efforts on fixing bugs, cleaning up code, getting database functional within Web Workers, and helping implement the synchronous interface to the API. Please join me in…

Chris Fleizach is now a WebKit reviewer!

May 28th, 2010

Chris came to WebKit as an accessibility expert, and he has put a lot of work into improving our accessibility support. He has done bug-fixing and architecture work, implemented many ARIA features, and greatly enhanced DumpRenderTree’s accessibility testing capabilities. Please join me in congratulating Chris on his reviewer status!

Blog Comments Back Up

May 25th, 2010

The blog platform migration is now complete and the blog and comments are working as usual. If you notice any problems or want to comment on the new platform, please use this post to do so. Thanks for your patience. And now back your regularly scheduled programming

Kent Tamura and Ojan Vafai are now WebKit reviewers!

May 11th, 2010

Kent has largely worked on HTML forms. In that area, he implemented many features from HTML 5 including form validation and UI elements in addition to fixing many old form bugs. Recently, he’s also been doing great work getting Chromium’s DumpRenderTree into the WebKit tree. Ojan started his work in WebKit by fixing various editing…

Steve Block is now a WebKit reviewer!

April 29th, 2010

Steve’s first involvement with WebKit was with the Geolocation API where he helped ensure spec compliance, fix bugs, and implement several features. Since then, many of his contributions have centered around upstreaming the Android port as well as related bugs fixes and refactorings. Please join me in congratulating Steve on his reviewer status!

Joseph Pecoraro is now a WebKit Reviewer

April 28th, 2010

Joe has been spending most of his time improving the Web Inspector with a lot of great bug fixes and features. He dove right in and meticulously started improving the Web Inspector — which he detailed in a great blog post back in November. Please join me in congratulating Joe on his reviewer status!