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WPD 392: BroadcastChannel API and CSS :unresolved in Firefox Nightly

  • News

    • New in Firefox Nightly: BroadcastChannel API, source + CSS :unresolved (defn), source
      • “BroadcastChannel allows scripts from the same origin but other browsing contexts (windows and workers) to send each other messages. Channels are scoped to an origin and have a name, messages posted to a channel will be delivered to all listeners of that channel in all documents.” (from Chromium Dashboard page)
  • Posts

    • Blackberry’s “app neutrality” request and open web standards, @………’s post
    • Minimizing reflow by loading web fonts in two stages, @………’s post
    • Towards the creation of a new variable font format, @………’s post
  • Info

    • W3C’s CSS validator is now accessible over HTTPS, source
  • Content

    • ELI5: Microdata and JSON-LD + Schema.org cookbook, @………’s page
  • Opinion

    • AngularJS applications are on the web, but not of the web, @………’s post (tl;dr)

  • Other

    • aria-current attribute (defn) added to editor’s draft of ARIA 1.1, source
    • W3C TAG finding: “The Web platform should be designed to actively prefer secure communication”, post
    • Server-side rendering comes at a complexity cost”, @………’s post
    • WebRTC - the road to standardization” (coverage), @………’s 3-page post

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