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WPD 554: New “revert” value in CSS Cascade 4, Node’s new Stable/LTS cycles, Adblock Browser released

  • Posts

    • Designing safer web animation for motion sensitivity, @………’s post
      • Animations with large areas of motion and parallax-like effects (see video examples) pose a problem for people suffering from vestibular disorders: “consider offering an option to turn off, or reduce, motion.”
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    • Node 4.0.0 introduces Stable and LTS (long-term support) cycles, post w/ release notes
  • Demos

    • WebKit Inspector’s new Rendering Frames timeline (incl. duration filter), @………’s post
      • Note: Only frames affected by script activity or layout changes are shown (frames during idle periods are automatically hidden). The duration filter can be used to only show problematic frames, e.g. “Over 15 ms”.

  • Other

    • Opera Mini for Android adds an alternative, WebView-based compression mode, @………’s post
    • CSS Cascade Level 4 module (incl. new revert value; info) will transition to CR (in ~4 weeks), post
    • Adblock Plus releases its “Adblock Browser” on Android and iOS, post

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