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WPD 440: Permissions API & JS-triggered copy in Chrome, CSS line box diagram, accessible icon buttons

  • News

    • @……… mentions plan to remove AppCache from the Blink platform ASAP, full disc.
    • The Permissions API (spec) lands in Chrome Canary behind flag, screen
  • Posts

    • Two quick techniques for creating accessible icon buttons, @………’s post
    • How .innerText differs from .textContent (and why it should be standardized), @………’s post
  • Content

    • CSS line box diagram (shows relation to font-size and line-height), @………’s screen
  • Demos

    • JavaScript-triggered copy (via execCommand('copy') inside click handler) in Chrome Canary, gif

  • Other

    • Chrome DevTools Update: Double tap to zoom support in touch emulation, @………’s gif
    • Tutorial: Writing client-side ES6 modules with webpack and Babel, @………’s post
    • EFF: China’s Great Firewall uses unencrypted websites to hijack browsers in GitHub attack, @………’s post

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