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WPD 457: Eric Meyer’s 15-min keynote: The Web was designed for universal access

  • News

    • Resolution from Web Components meeting: shadow-piercing combinator removed, source (summary)
  • Info

    • The state of binary data in the browser (storing Blobs), ’s post
    • CSS background-blend-mode accepts multiple values (for 3 or more backgrounds), ’s post
    • The current browser support for multiple text tracks in HTML5 video, ’s post
      • Summary: IE and Safari provide an UI which allows the user to choose their perferred text track. Other browsers don’t provide a menu and select a track based on the browser language and the default attribute.
  • Content

    • Proposed document.createElement() parameter for setting an element’s attributes, disc.
  • Media

    • The Web was designed for universal access, ’s 15-min talk (Fluent 2015 keynote)
  • Opinion

    • ’s isomorphic JavaScript boilerplate: “Why not use Bower and AMD?”, repo

  • Other

    • : We’re not going to use Web Components at all at Facebook, source
    • An alternative Navigation Transitions proposal from Mozilla’s , post
    • Mozilla’s announces “ES6 in depth” series on Mozilla Hacks, post
    • The color picker tool in Chrome (Canary) DevTools now includes a color format switcher, ’s gif

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