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Call for Review: Pointer Events Level 2 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

October 16th, 2018

The Pointer Events Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of Pointer Events Level 2. The features in this specification extend or modify those found in Pointer Events, a W3C Recommendation that describes events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. For compatibility with existing…

Upcoming Workshop: Web Standardization for Graph Data

October 15th, 2018

W3C announced today a Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data, 4-6 March 2019, in Berlin, Germany. The event is hosted by Neo4J. This workshop brings together people with an interest in the future of standards relating to graph data, and its ever growing importance in relation to the Internet of Things, smart enterprises, smart…

W3C Proposed Recommendations: TTML1 3rd, TTML2, TTML-IMSC1

October 4th, 2018

The Timed Text Working Group published the following specifications as W3C Proposed Recommendations: Timed Text Markup Language 1 (TTML1) (Third Edition) Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2) TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.1 The Timed Text Markup Language is a content type that represents timed text media for the purpose of interchange…

Updated Candidate Recommendation for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2

October 4th, 2018

The W3C SVG Working Group has published an updated Candidate Recommendation of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2. TThis 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,…

WAI-ARIA Graphics Module 1.0 and Graphics Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 are W3C Recommendations

October 2nd, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published WAI-ARIA Graphics Module 1.0 (Graphics-ARIA) and Graphics Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 (Graphics-AAM) as W3C Recommendations. Graphics-ARIA defines core roles specific to web graphics which allow an author to express the logical structure of the graphic to assistive technologies in order improve accessibility of graphics. Graphics-AAM defines…

Upcoming Workshop: Strong Authentication and Identity

October 1st, 2018

W3C announced today a W3C Workshop on Strong Authentication and Identity, December 10-11 2018, in Redmond, WA, USA. The event is hosted by Microsoft. This workshop will look to provide an existing standards landscape, roadmap and potential future work for how strong identity and strong authentication should work on the web. A successful workshop will…

Create React App 2.0: Babel 7, Sass, and More

October 1st, 2018

Create React App 2.0 has been released today, and it brings a year’s worth of improvements in a single dependency update. While React itself doesn’t require any build dependencies, it can be challenging to write a complex app without a fast test runner, a production minifier, and a modular codebase. Since the very first release,…

W3C Invites Implementations of WebRTC 1.0 and Identity for WebRTC 1.0

September 27th, 2018

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group invites implementations of two Candidate Recommendations: WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers: this document defines a set of ECMAScript APIs in WebIDL to allow media to be sent to and received from another browser or device implementing the appropriate set of real-time protocols. Identity for WebRTC 1.0: this document…

First Public Working Draft: Device Memory

September 25th, 2018

The Web Performance Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Device Memory. This document defines a HTTP Client Hint header to surface device capability for memory i.e. device RAM, in order to enable web apps to customize content depending on device memory constraints.

First Public Working Draft: CSS Scrollbars Module Level 1

September 25th, 2018

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Scrollbars Module Level 1. CSS Scrollbars standardizes the ability to color scrollbars introduced in 2000 by Windows IE 5.5. This is useful when building web applications which use color schemes very different from the appearance of default platform scrollbars. CSS is a…