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WPD 393: IE’s legacy APIs purged from Spartan, reasons for setting the HTML lang attribute

  • Posts

    • @……… shares some details about the rendering engine in Spartan, post
      • “The new Microsoft browser is going to be powered by a new rendering engine, EdgeHTML.dll. Windows 10 already has it integrated, and it will be separate from Trident (MSHTML.dll) that powered Internet Explorer for decades. […] Remnants like .attachEvent(), X-UA-Compatible, .currentStyle were all purged from the new engine.”
    • Understanding the SVG path definition syntax (the d attribute of <path>), @………’s post
    • Degraded network performance and offline are the norm, not an exception.”, @………’s post
  • Info

    • Setting the lang attribute on <html> enables CSS hyphens and aids screen readers, @………’s post
  • Content

    • Destructuring and parameter handling in ECMAScript 6, @………’s 15-page docs w/ code examples
  • Demos

    • Misusing WebRTC STUN requests to obtain a user’s local and public IP addresses, demo (disc.)
  • Tools

    • @………’s SVGO-based web tool for optimizing SVG code (w/ live preview), @………’s post

  • Other

    • Styling each line of text a different color (Blink/WebKit only), @………’s post + demo
    • Mozilla’s Lightbeam privacy plugin adds option to block individual trackers, @………’s post
    • New “In development” entries on status.modern.IE: ES6 Generators and Motion JPEG, source
    • Inspecting a CSS animation demo in Firefox Developer Tools, @………’s 3-min s’cast
    • lodash 3.0.0 release notes (incl. string and functional helpers, lazy evaluation), page

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