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WPD 550: File transfers over WebTorrent (demo), HTTP Public Key Pinning reports soon in Chrome, accessibility/ARIA deck

  • Posts

    • Web Animations API - grouping and sequencing animations, @………’s post
  • Info

    • Chrome 46 will allow trying out HTTP Public Key Pinning (via …-Report-Only header), @………’s post
      • HPKP allows websites to specify which public key (used in TLS sessions) belongs to a certain web server. This can prevent MITM attacks that use compromised CAs. However, misconfigured HPKP can result in users being unable to access the website. Use HPKP in “report only” mode, to safely detect potential problems in advance.
  • Content

    • Accessibility mechanics, APIs and ARIA”, @………’s 51-page deck (reader-friendly)
  • Demos

    • A “shared <canvas>” with WebRTC, incl. streaming file transfers over WebTorrent, @………’s 9-min video

  • Other

    • Android apps (incl. Twitter and Feedly) will begin using Chrome Custom Tabs “in the coming weeks”, post
    • Chromium includes localhost in the list of secure origins (“for powerful new features”), page (via)
    • @……… 6.0 will add -webkit-, -ms- prefixes for CSS Scroll Snap Points (ciu) and CSS Regions (ciu)

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