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WPD 687 • Google adopts incubation-first standards development • Examples of visually hidden text • Testing browser permissions

  • Posts

    • @……… (Google): Incubation-first standards development, post
      • “…we’re now going to require Googlers to use [the new WICG incubation process] for all new web platform features regardless of their eventual destination in the formal process.” ⁂ “…we hope other groups will also start choosing to incubate their designs before pursuing formal standardization.”
  • Misc

    • @………: Technologies like AMP can promote duplication of content, disc.
      • “…I can’t build my desktop webpages using AMP - because I would lose essential features like reader comments, so I’m stuck serving (at least) two copies of the same document.”
  • Demos

    • “Aural UX” - Examples of visually hidden text to aid screen reader users, @………’s post (disc.)
  • Tools

    • Chrome team’s web tool for testing the interaction of web APIs and browser permissions, site

  • Other

    • @………: Add 5–12% letterspacing to your all caps headings (to improve readability), post
    • The new KeyboardEvent code and key properties, @………’s post

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