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W3C Strategic Highlights, October 2021

October 19th, 2021

W3C released today to the public the October 2021 edition of the W3C Strategic Highlights. This report highlights recent work W3C Members and the public do at the Web Consortium to enhance the Web platform, work towards its growth and strength so that the web remains a tool that has and will continue to accelerate…

W3C TPAC 2021 Exhibition Space opens for registration

October 15th, 2021

W3C’s annual technical meeting, TPAC, has a unique feature this year – an Exhibition Space that is open to the public! If you’re interested in learning about solutions that you can leverage, then register to come visit us. The W3C TPAC Exhibition Hall is open from 18 – 24 October so please stop by and…

NodeJS October 12th 2021 Security Releases

October 12th, 2021

(Update 12-Oct-2021) Security releases available Updates are now available for the v16.x, v14.x, and v12.x Node.js release lines for the following issues. HTTP Request Smuggling due to spaced in headers (Medium)(CVE-2021-22959) The http parser accepts requests with a space (SP) right after the header name before the colon. This can lead to HTTP Request Smuggling…

Jekyll doesn’t do components? Liar!

October 8th, 2021

I like the pushback from Katie Kodes here. I’ve said in the past that I don’t think server-side languages haven’t quite nailed “building in components” as well as JavaScript has, but hey, this is a good point: 1. Any basic fragment-of-HTML “component” you can define with JSX in a file and then cross-reference as <MyComponent key=”value”…

Delivering 10,000 security keys to high risk users

October 8th, 2021

There is no shortage of news around targeted cyber attacks that are deliberately aimed at high profile individuals and groups. At Google, we have an entire team dedicated to detecting and stopping the world’s most sophisticated cybercriminals, and we have spent years working on advanced security solutions, like our Advanced Protection Program (APP), that users…

Scroll Shadows With JavaScript

October 5th, 2021

Scroll shadows are when you can see a little inset shadow on elements if (and only if) you can scroll in that direction. It’s just good UX. You can actually pull it off in CSS. Except… it just doesn’t work on iOS Safari. It used to work, and then it broke in iOS 13, along…

Links on React and JavaScript

October 1st, 2021

How To Use The Vite Build Tool with React — Vite is hot, in part, because it’s based on esbuild and wickedly fast. It’s from Evan You of Vue fame, but it’s not a Vue-specific tool. Here, NARUHODO covers how to configure it to work with React. React Architecture: How to Structure and Organize a…

First Public Working Draft: WebRTC Encoded Transform

September 21st, 2021

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of WebRTC Encoded Transform. The goal of this work is to define an API for processing encoded media in WebRTC, for example for voice processing, background removal, dynamic control of codec parameters, etc. This document specifies an API surface for manipulating the…

How online tool helps to convert XML to JSON format.

September 12th, 2021

It has been a bone of contention for the programmers and developers to use a single most efficient data encoding and transporting format.  They are always looking for a better option that can optimize their work. With that said, the journey for a standard all-to-use format was not less than a rollercoaster ride. However, with…

Working Group Note: XR Accessibility User Requirements

August 31st, 2021

The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group has published XR Accessibility User Requirements (XAUR) as a Working Group Note. XR refers to hardware, applications, and techniques used for virtual reality or immersive environments (VR), augmented or mixed reality (AR), and other related technologies. XAUR introduces technical accessibility challenges, such as the need for multi-modal support,…