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A walk through the HTML5 document outline, how it’s supposed to work, and what role HTML5’s semantic elements play in forming it.
Part of a string of responses to Flipboard's use of the HTML5 Canvas for performance. Gruber notes: “60 frames per second is not ‘would be nice’. It’s ‘must have’. And the DOM doesn’t have it.”
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Defines a JSON-based manifest that provides developers with a centralized place to put metadata associated with a web application.
A lightweight HTML, CSS and JS framework for sites that follow Google’s Material Design guidelines. Could be worthwhile if you don’t want to go the whole hog with Bootstrap or Polymer, etc.
Soledad Penadés takes a Firefox-oriented look at some new Web Audio API features including simple stereo panning (as opposed to 3D), audio workers, and new promise-based variations of Web Audio methods.
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The W3C's CSS WG Is Looking to Open Up CSS with JS APIs news
Firefox Nightly now plays Amazon.com Flash videos using Shumway news
W3C Working Draft of Media Capture and Streams news
Defines APIs for requesting access to local multimedia devices, such as microphones or video cameras.
W3C First Public Working Draft of Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2) news
Of particular use for closed captioning/subtitles or any text associated with timings.
W3C First Public Working Draft of the Wake Lock API news
Specifies an API that allows web applications to request a ‘wake lock’ where a device will no longer enter a sleep mode automatically.
YouTube Adopts HTML5 and MSE for Video Playback news
Firefox 38 Notifies You About Addons That Slow Down The Browser news
Introducing @counter-styles for Styling How List Items Are Indicated tutorial
Better SVG Fallback and Art Direction With The 'picture' Element tutorial
Scoping CSS Animations to Media Queries tutorial
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Are We Animated Yet? Tracking the Progress of Web Animations API in Firefox tools
What Happened to Web Intents? opinion
“Progressive enhancement is about building robust products and being paranoid about availability.”
The Current Status of Browser-Based Virtual Reality in HTML5 opinion
Flight Stream: A WebGL Visualization of Flights Worldwide demo
Motion Blur Experiment demo
ARIA Bones: A Simple Annotated HTML Template that uses WAI-ARIA Roles Properly code
favico.js: Make Use of Your Site's Favicon with Badges, Images or Videos code
jQuery.scrollSpeed: Lightweight jQuery Extension for Modifying Vertical Scrolling Speed code