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  • News

    • Chrome 38 released
      • New Web Platform features: (1) <picture> & srcset/sizes, demo. (2) File constructor (create and interact with File objects in the same way as Blob objects), screen. (3) ES6 Set & Map, Math functions (list), for-of.
    • @……… working on prototype implementation of CSS scroll-delay in Chromium, source
  • Posts

    • Async event handling: Delaying the default action of DOM events, @………’s post
      • ServiceWorker provides a Promises-compatible event.waitUntil() API for delaying the event’s default action. Josh argues that this mechanism could be exposed on other event types (like form “submit”).
  • Info

    • Unity creates benchmark to compare WebGL port to native, @………’s post w/ observations
    • Ericsson Mobility report: GSM/EDGE-only subscriptions at 85% globally, source
      • @………: “Given that developing markets are the areas that will be driving internet growth over the next several years, paying attention to how sites perform over 2G networks seems a wise business decision.”
    • DNSSEC is a set of security extensions for authenticating DNS records, @………’s post
  • Demos

    • Tracking users via ETags (the server gives each browser an unique ETag), demo

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