W3C News

W3C Invites Implementations of Timed Text Markup Language 1 (TTML1) (Third Edition)

April 24th, 2018

The Timed Text Working Group invites implementations of Timed Text Markup Language 1 (TTML1) (Third Edition) Candidate Recommendation. This document specifies Timed Text Markup Language (TTML), Version 1, also known as TTML1, in terms of a vocabulary and semantics thereof. The Timed Text Markup Language is a content type that represents timed text media for…

W3C Tutorials and Track on Web Conference 2018

April 24th, 2018

This year, W3C once again joins the Web Conference 2018, previously known as WWW2018 with W3C tutorials and track. The W3C tutorials on Monday and Tuesday focus on Data Visualization, Media, and Audio on the Web. The W3C Track on Friday invites conference attendees to talk to experts from W3C members and W3C team on…

First Public Working Draft: CSS Layout API Level 1

April 12th, 2018

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Layout API Level 1. This specification describes an API which allows developers to layout a box in response to computed style and box tree changes.

Login with no password – Major Standards Milestone in Global Effort Towards Simpler, Stronger Authentication on the Web

April 10th, 2018

W3C and the FIDO Alliance have achieved a major standards milestone in the global effort to bring simpler yet stronger web authentication to users around the world. The completion of the FIDO2 standardization efforts, the recent advancement of Web Authentication (WebAuthn) to Candidate Recommendation, –and the commitment of leading browser vendors to implement– enable users…

First Public Working Note of the Web of Things Protocol Binding Templates; updated WoT drafts

April 5th, 2018

The Web of Things provides layered interoperability between Things by using the WoT Interfaces and enables applications to interact with and orchestrate connected Things at Web scale. The Web of Things (WoT) Working Group has published today: A First Public Working Group Note of the Web of Things (WoT) Protocol Binding Templates. This document describes…

W3C Invites Implementations of Graphics-ARIA and Graphics-AAM

March 29th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group invites implementations of two documents: WAI-ARIA Graphics Module (Graphics-ARIA): Assistive technologies need semantic information about the structures and expected behaviors of a document in order to convey appropriate information to persons with disabilities. This specification defines a WAI-ARIA 1.1 [WAI-ARIA-1.1] module of core roles specific to web graphics….

React v16.3.0: New lifecycles and context API

March 29th, 2018

A few days ago, we wrote a post about upcoming changes to our legacy lifecycle methods, including gradual migration strategies. In React 16.3.0, we are adding a few new lifecycle methods to assist with that migration. We are also introducing new APIs for long requested features: an official context API, a ref forwarding API, and…

W3C Invites Implementations of Encoding

March 27th, 2018

The Internationalization Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of Encoding. The utf-8 encoding is the most appropriate encoding for interchange of Unicode, the universal coded character set. Therefore for new protocols and formats, as well as existing formats deployed in new contexts, this specification requires (and defines) the utf-8 encoding.The other (legacy)…

Update on Async Rendering

March 27th, 2018

For over a year, the React team has been working to implement asynchronous rendering. Last month during his talk at JSConf Iceland, Dan unveiled some of the exciting new possibilities async rendering unlocks. Now we’d like to share with you some of the lessons we’ve learned while working on these features, and some recipes to…

March 2018 Node Security Releases

March 22nd, 2018

SummaryThe Node.js project will be releasing new versions for each of its supported release lines on, or shortly after, the 27th of March, 2018 (UTC). These releases will incorporate a number of security fixes and will also likely include an upgraded version of OpenSSL.InclusionsOpenSSL 1.0.2oThe OpenSSL team have announced that OpenSSL 1.0.2o will be made…

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