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Articles by Sam Thorogood

Evangelises Chrome and the mobile web in the Developer Relations team at Google.


Introducing the Web Share API

Sharing is caring. Web Share is now available in Chrome 61 for Android, and allows websites to invoke the native sharing capabilities of the host platform.

Santa Tracker as a PWA

Santa Tracker is a fun and educational experience for everyone-a holiday tradition here at Google. In 2016, we upgraded the Santa Tracker site to support offline via the Service Worker API.

DOMTokenList Validation Added in Chrome 50

Check support for various features directly in code, coming in Chrome 50.

FormData Methods for Inspection and Modification

In Chrome 50, you can now interact with your FormData instances before sending them on their journey.

Web Animations Resources

Resources and more for the Web Animations API

Simplified Concepts in Web Animations Naming

In response to developer feedback, some upcoming features of Web Animations are being renamed.

Web Animations Playback Control in Chrome 39

Learn about Web Animation Playback

Animations and Performance

Animations must perform well, otherwise they will negatively impact the user experience.

Custom Easing

Go offroad and create totally custom animations for your projects.

CSS Versus JavaScript Animations

You can animate with CSS or JavaScript. Which should you use, and why?