The ‘template’ element lets you define ‘inert’ content in HTML that won’t be rendered or executed by the browser but that you can then bring into the DOM later. It works almost everywhere except IE and Edge.
Some 2 years since the last major release, Modernizr 3, a JS library that lets you detect the availability of numerous next-gen Web technologies, brings a lot of things up to date and over 100 new types of ‘detect’ have been added.
Mozilla has been working on a Microsoft-led proposal called Directory Upload
for allowing full directory uploads from the browser. Learn more here including why they haven’t adopted Chrome’s approach.
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Heydon Pickering demonstrates using frames defined in SVG along with CSS defined transitions to produce striking and efficient cel-style animations.
Paul Irish demonstrates how the Chrome DevTools can help you understand where time is spent in your app and effective means of profiling your performance.
The Polymer Summit 2015
Google provides details on what they are doing to progress WebRTC and related internal developments - they also cover details on the recently announced Alliance for Open Media, an effort to create royalty-free video codecs.
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is an increasingly useful and supported format for specifying vector and mixed vector/raster graphics. Tons of examples and code buried within.
A well produced dungeon crawler game. Loads fast, good graphics, a great example of what HTML5 and WebGL can do when used elegantly. Must be good as I’m not into dungeon crawlers and it stole 20 minutes..
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Opera 32 Released: What's New? news
It’s based on Chromium 45.
Chrome working to make 'link' stylesheets in body render-block only subsequent content news
Jake Archibald on Twitter
The new .NET MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ‘Situation Critical’ news
Find out why ANTS Performance Profiler is the ultimate .NET profiler in a new online adventure. Read it now.
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Intent to Implement: Shadow DOM v1 news
Chrome for Android Considering 'absolutedeviceorientation' Event news
WebM/VP9 Support Coming to Microsoft Edge news
VP9 is an open source video format. MS’ implementation will support adaptive streaming using Media Source Extensions.
Microsoft Edge Dev Blog
Avoiding Redundancy with WAI-ARIA in HTML Pages tutorial
A look at where ARIA properties, roles, and states are and aren’t useful in modern markup.
Give Grunt the Boot: A Guide to Using npm as a Build Tool tutorial
Scroll Snapping with CSS Snap Points tutorial
Creating an Accessible Breakout Game Using Web Audio and SVG tutorial
Controlling WebRTC PeerConnections with an Extension tutorial
Firefox 42 added features to exercise added control over WebRTC RTCPeerConnections, IP address gathering, and what IP addresses are exposed.
A Short Note on Coding 'alt' Text
What happens when alt text contains line breaks?
Polymer's Styling System video
A look at working around the encapsulation of Web Components so you can style them from the ‘outside’.
The Polymer Summit 2015
Realtime Reflections on the iPhone 6s Product Page with WebGL video
The Future of ORTC with WebRTC video
Building A WebRTC App Live on Stage video
Web Bluetooth API: Grumpy Goes Flying video
Demo of the Web Bluetooth API on Chrome OS 45 connecting to a Bluetooth toy.
Mind the Gap - State of the Browser 2015 video
Audio not great.
Creating High Resolution Background Images with CSS video
A 5 minute screencast by Russ Weakley.
ContentTools: A Small & Beautiful WYSIWYG Editor for HTML Content tools code
160 js13kGames 2015 Entries demo news
WebGL.nu: Indie WebGL Game Repository demo
One-Dimensional Cellular Automata Playground demo