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  • News

    • Updated IE11 for Windows Phone increases compatibility with the mobile web, @………’s post
      • (1) Updated User Agent string to deal with faulty browser detection on some existing websites. (2) Some -webkit- prefixed code is now translated into standards based code. (3) Added support for some non-standard features (e.g. -webkit-appearance). (4) Added support for touch events.
    • The W3C HTML5 spec is now a Candidate Recommendation, post
  • Posts

    • @………’s approach to loading CSS and JavaScript files, @………’s post
  • Content

    • @………’s 7-page review of Firefox OS 1.3, post
    • @………’s proposed navigator.credentials API, repo
      • “This specification describes an imperative API enabling a website to request a user’s credentials in order to sign them in, and to help the user agent correctly store user credentials for future use.”
  • Media

    • Offline speech recognition on Firefox OS, @………’s video + Chrome vs Firefox, video
      • “This will be the first offline Web Speech API implementation in the world embedded in the browser”, source
  • Demos

    • A <video> demo that shows which events fire before, during and after video playback, @………’s demo
    • Tabs and 5 other UI patterns with CSS :checked (w/ ARIA + limitations), @………’s post

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