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WPD 678 • The CSS value definition syntax • Common use cases for event debouncing • Passive event listeners in Chrome

  • Info

    • Flexbox module clarifies: “The Box Alignment module […] will supersede the definitions here”, spec (cmt)
  • Misc

    • Understanding the CSS value definition syntax (spec), @………’s 90-page deck
  • Demos

    • Two common use cases for event debouncing, @………’s post (s. “Debounce Examples”)

  • Other

    • Firefox expands date parsing syntax to improve compatibility with Chromium/Edge, @………’s post
    • Passive event listeners have been enabled by default in Chrome Canary, status
      • @………’s explainer: Passive event handlers “bring the performance properties of pointer events to touch and wheel events”. By using the { passive: true } option, a web app indicates that the event handler does not need to cancel the event, allowing the browser to start scrolling immediately.

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