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First Public Working Draft: User Timing Level 3

March 5th, 2019

The Web Performance Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of User Timing Level 3. This specification defines an interface to help web developers measure the performance of their applications by giving them access to high precision timestamps.

Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1 is a W3C Recommendation

March 4th, 2019

The Web Authentication Working Group published Web Authentication: An API for accessing Public Key Credentials Level 1 (WebAuthn) as a W3C Recommendation 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. As a core component of the…

W3C updates its Process Document

March 1st, 2019

W3C Membership approved the 1 March 2019 W3C Process Document, which takes effect today. Notable changes (see all differences) since the 2018 update include: The size of the W3C Advisory Board changes from a fixed 9 to a range of 9 to 11 elected members; election mechanics is adjusted accordingly; Allow one person to represent…

February 2019 Security Releases

February 28th, 2019

(Update 28-February-2018) Security releases available Summary Updates are now available for all active Node.js release lines. In addition to fixes for security flaws in Node.js, they also include upgrades of Node.js 6 and 8 to OpenSSL 1.0.2r which contains a fix for a moderate severity security vulnerability. The original announcement is included below. For these…

User Timing Level 2 is a W3C Recommendation

February 26th, 2019

The Web Performance Working Group has published User Timing Level 2 as a W3C Recommendation. This specification defines an interface to help web developers measure the performance of their applications by giving them access to high precision timestamps. User Timing Level 2 is intended to supersede the first version of User Timing specification.

Is React Translated Yet? ¡Sí! Sim! はい!

February 23rd, 2019

We’re excited to announce an ongoing effort to maintain official translations of the React documentation website into different languages. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of React community members from around the world, React is now being translated into over 30 languages! You can find them on the new Languages page. In addition, the following three…

Jun Murai enters the French National Order of the Legion of Honour

February 18th, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jun Murai, W3C Steering Committee Member and Professor of Keio University has accepted the Knight of the Legion of Honour Medal from the French government. The decoration ceremony took place on 13 February at the French Ambassador’s residence. The Legion of Honour is the highest French order of…

New W3C Membership level aimed at organizations with medium range revenues

February 14th, 2019

Over the past several years the W3C Business Development team has heard from a number of mid-sized companies that while they are very interested in participating in W3C the Membership Fees were too high for them to justify. That was compounded by several conversations members of the W3C Team had with organizations in our newest…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1

February 14th, 2019

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1 Candidate Recommendation. CSS transforms allows elements styled with CSS to be transformed in two-dimensional space. This specification is the convergence of the CSS 2D Transforms and SVG transforms specifications. CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents (such as HTML…

A plan for Angular version 8.0 and Ivy

February 9th, 2019

“When will Ivy be ready?” is a question we get asked every week. Here’s an update on how things are going with version 8.0, and our plans for releasing and finalizing Ivy.We are planning on having Ivy as an opt-in preview as part of the version 8.0 rel…