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Open Web Platform year-end Highlights 2016

December 16th, 2016

W3C published today Open Web Platform year-end Highlights 2016. We invite you to read how we are moving the Web ahead by continuously enhancing Web technology in particular in areas such as Virtual Reality, Web Payments, Web security and authentication, media playback, Web and Automotive, and by strengthening the core of the Web, HTML. Celebrate…

Call for Review: Data on the Web Best Practices

December 15th, 2016

The W3C Data on the Web Best Practices is now a Proposed Recommendation. Complemented by the Dataset Usage and Data Quality vocabularies (both published today as stable Notes), the Best Practices set out how publishers can share data on the Web with maximum benefit by harnessing the Network Effect. Areas like licensing, provenance, access APIs,…

Call for Review: Web Cryptography API Proposed Recommendation Published

December 15th, 2016

The W3C Web Cryptography is now a Proposed Recommendation. This specification describes a JavaScript API for performing basic cryptographic operations in web applications, such as hashing, signature generation and verification, and encryption and decryption. Additionally, it describes an API for applications to generate and/or manage the keying material necessary to perform these operations. Uses for…

W3C Invites Implementations of Activity Streams 2.0 and Activity Vocabulary

December 15th, 2016

The Social Web Working Group invites implementation of two Candidate Recommendations: Activity Streams 2.0: This specification details a model for representing potential and completed activities using the JSON format. In the most basic sense, an “Activity” is a semantic description of an action. It is the goal of this specification to provide a JSON-based syntax…

Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 is a Candidate Recommendation

December 15th, 2016

Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 has been published as a Candidate Recommendation and is now undergoing implementation finalization and testing. DPub-ARIA defines a WAI-ARIA module encompassing an ontology of roles, states and properties specific to the digital publishing industry. This allows an author to convey user interface behaviors and structural information to assistive technologies and…

Content Security Policy Level 2 is a W3C Recommendation

December 15th, 2016

The Web Application Security Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of Content Security Policy Level 2. This document defines a policy language used to declare a set of content restrictions for a web resource, and a mechanism for transmitting the policy from a server to a client where the policy is enforced.

WebIDL Level 1 is a W3C Recommendation

December 15th, 2016

The Web Platform Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of WebIDL Level 1. This document defines an interface definition language, Web IDL, that can be used to describe interfaces that are intended to be implemented in web browsers. Web IDL is an IDL variant with a number of features that allow the behavior of…

Ok… let me explain: it’s going to be Angular 4.0

December 13th, 2016

This is a guest blog post by Juri Strumpflohner. Juri is a full-stack developer, architect and tech lead with a passion for frontend development, especially Angular. Juri writes technical articles on his personal blog and is the author of some online video courses. He also likes to engage and help the Angular community on Twitter,…

Ok… let me explain: it’s going to be Angular 4.0, or just Angular

December 13th, 2016

This is a guest blog post by Juri Strumpflohner. Juri is a full-stack developer, architect and tech lead with a passion for frontend development, especially Angular. Juri writes technical articles on his personal blog and is the author of some online video courses. He also likes to engage and help the Angular community on Twitter,…

W3C Invites Implementations of XQuery 3.1, XQueryX 3.1, XPath 3.1 and supporting documents

December 13th, 2016

The XML Query Working Group has republished Candidate Recommendations of XQuery 3.1: An XML Query Language, XQueryX 3.1, and, jointly with the XSLT Working Group, XML Path Language (XPath) 3.1, XQuery and XPath Data Model 3.1, XQuery and XPath Functions and Operators 3.1, and XSLT and XQuery Serialization 3.1. The republications reflect small but substantive…

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