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Discover the latest API's coming to the Web Platform, find out what the Chrome team are working on and check out the latest features in DevTools.

DevTools go dark, @keyframe editing and smarter autocomplete

Learn how DevTools makes you type less with smarter Console autocomplete, how to edit @keyframe rules directly in the Styles pane, how to have fun with CSS Custom Variables and how to join the dark side.
Paul Bakaus February 10, 2016

Web Audio Updates in Chrome 49

A round up of some of the latest editions to the Web Audio API in Chrome.
Chris Wilson February 5, 2016

Introducing ES2015 Proxies

ES2015 Proxies (in Chrome 49 and later) provide JavaScript with an intercession API, enabling us to trap or intercept all of the operations on a target object and modify how this target operates.
Addy Osmani February 2, 2016

API Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 49

An round up of the deprecations and API removals in Chrome to help you plan.
Paul Kinlan February 2, 2016

Smooth Scrolling in Chrome 49

Tired of jittery scrolling? Great, because Chrome 49 is shipping with a new smooth scroll right out of the box!
Paul Lewis February 2, 2016

Controlling Font Performance with font-display

The new font-display descriptor for @font-face lets developers decide how their web fonts will render (or fallback), depending on how long it takes for them to load.
Rob Dodson February 1, 2016

CSS Variables: Why Should You Care?

CSS variables, more accurately known as CSS custom properties, are landing in Chrome 49. They can be useful for reducing repetition in CSS, and also for powerful runtime effects like theme switching and potentially extending/polyfilling future CSS features.
Rob Dodson February 1, 2016

Record audio and video with MediaRecorder

The MediaRecorder API enables you to record audio and video from a web app. It's available now in Firefox and in Chrome for Android and desktop.
Sam Dutton January 31, 2016

VP9 is now available in WebRTC

From Chrome 48 on desktop and Android, VP9 will be an optional video codec for video calls using WebRTC.
Sam Dutton January 31, 2016

Notification Actions in Chrome 48

Users can interact with your site without opening up the page by using Notification Action buttons
Paul Kinlan January 30, 2016
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