Take a stroll down memory lane and celebrate #100CoolWebMoments since Chrome's first release.

Articles by Eric Bidelman

Engineer @ Google working on web tooling: Headless Chrome, Puppeteer, Lighthouse

Headless Chrome: an answer to server-side rendering JS sites

This article shows how to run headless Chrome and Puppeteer as part of your web server to "SSR" a static version of client-side JS apps for improved loading performance and better crawler indexability.

Getting Started with Headless Chrome

Headless Chrome (shipping in Chrome 59) is a way to run the Chrome browser in a headless environment. It brings all modern web platform features provided by Chromium and the Blink rendering engine to the command line.

Lighthouse January 2017 update

What's new in Lighthouse 1.5. New audits, extension updates, Performance Experiment, online Viewer features, and UI tweaks.

Building the Google I/O 2016 Progressive Web App

Learn how we built a the Google I/O 2016 Progressive Web App (IOWA) using web components, Polymer, and material design and launched it into production on Google.com.

IOWA is a single page application (SPA) that's built using web components, Polymer, Firebase, and has an extensive backend written in App Engine (Go). It pre-caches content for offline users using a service worker, dynamically loads new pages, gracefully transitions between views, and reuses content after first load.