Speed up Service Worker with Navigation Preloads

Navigation preload lets you overcome service worker startup time by making requests in parallel.

Lighthouse January 2017 update

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

Customize Media Notifications and Handle Playlists

Finally! We can customize web media notifications (title, artist, album name, artwork) and respond to media related events such as seeking or track changing with the new Media Session API.

The New and Improved Add to Home screen

Progressive Web Apps are becoming more integrated with your device. Learn how.

API Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 57

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome to help you plan.

Changes in the Payment Request API

In Chrome 56 and 57, there are quite a few changes to the Payment Request API following the spec changes. Learn what they are and make changes to your own implementation.

CSS Grid – Table layout is back. Be there and be square.

CSS Grid Layout makes creating two dimensional grid based layouts easy. It's been in development for over 5 years, but is now available in Chrome and coming to other browsers soon. Let's take a peek at what's new and how you can use it on your sites!

New In Chrome 56

With Chrome 56, web apps can now communicate with nearby Bluetooth Low Energy devices using the Web Bluetooth API. CSS position: sticky; is back - making it easy to create elements that scroll normally until sticking to the top of the viewport. And HTML5 by Default is enabled for all users.

Web Components v1 - the next generation

Web Components are gaining cross-browser support, the community is growing in leaps and bounds, and there’s a brand-new Web Component catalog to find exactly the component you need.

Making touch scrolling fast by default

Scrolling responsiveness is critical to the user's engagement with a website on mobile, yet touch event listeners often cause serious scrolling performance problems. Learn how we are helping users and developers to be fast by default.

More Updates

Building a Better Web with Lighthouse

What's new in Lighthouse. Redesign, new best practice audits, and an online report viewer. Read more

URL Bar Resizing

Hiding the URL bar no longer resizes mobile pages. Read more

Chrome DevTools: JavaScript CPU Profiling in Chrome 58

"Record JavaScript CPU Profile" has been changed in Chrome 58. Read more

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