New in Chrome 58

With Chrome 58, Progressive Web Apps are more immersive with display: fullscreen. IndexedDB 2.0 is now supported and sandboxed iFrames get more options. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 58.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 59)

New features and changes coming to DevTools in Chrome 59.

Chromium policy on JavaScript dialogs

Synchronous, app-modal JavaScript dialogs are commonly (and unfortunately) used to harm users. Because of this, the Chromium team highly recommends that you not use JavaScript dialogs.

CSS deep-dive: matrix3d() for a frame-perfect custom scrollbar

Custom transform matrices allow you to build frame-perfect custom scrollbars.


Building performant expand & collapse animations

When making expand and collapse effects you can use scale transforms to keep your UI performant.

Media Updates in Chrome 58

Media controls customization, Autoplay for Progressive Web Apps added to the home screen, pause the autoplaying of muted video when invisible, and color-gamut media query are there!

We'll Cross the (Media) Streams, Ray

Today, when using Media Source Extensions (MSE) in Chrome, it's not possible to switch between encrypted and clear streams. Starting in Chrome 58, all this changes.


Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 58

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 58 to help you plan.

Background Tabs in Chrome 57

Background tabs can have a dramatic negative effect on battery life. Chrome 57 brings new power saving changes to background tab behavior by throttling timers if a page is using too much CPU.

New in Chrome 57

With Chrome 57, you can now use display: grid for grid based layouts, use the media session API to customize the lock screen and notifications with information about the media being played, and more. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 57!

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Lighthouse January 2017 update

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