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WPD 531: CSS WG accepts system value, the indeterminate state of checkboxes, simple ES6 code examples

  • News

    • CSS WG resolutions: Accept the system value (?), add HCL color scheme to Colors 4 spec, post
      • @………’s post: “HCL is very useful for choosing colors with the right amount of contrast between them, e.g. picking a readable text color for a given background. I believe this is essential for web design.”
  • Posts

    • @………: The Physical Web opens up many possibilities for further interaction, post w/ examples
  • Content

    • A set of 15+ simple ES6 code examples (that illustrate an improvement over ES5), @………’s post
  • Demos

    • The “indeterminate state” of the <input type="checkbox"> element, gif w/ disc.
      • From the spec: “If the element’s indeterminate IDL attribute is set to true, then the control’s selection should be obscured as if the control was in a third, indeterminate, state.”
    • An ES6 tag function that performs a network request and returns a promise, @………’s gist (POC)

  • Other

    • New Working Draft of CSS Grid Layout Level 1, changes (since March 2015)
    • EFF releases Privacy Badger 1.0 (blocks online tracking, incl. super-cookies), press
    • Justified text can present problems for people with dyslexia, source w/ details

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