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Web Updates (2014)

Web Animations Playback Control in Chrome 39

Learn about Web Animation Playback

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Tags: news webanimations

Fundamentals of Mobile Web Development

A quick look at some of the efforts the Chrome team are doing to helps developers get started with Web Development and iterate on their sites.

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Tags: news fundamentals mobile frontend

Developer feedback needed: Frame Timing API

A brand new API is in the works to help measure frames per second in the wild, but it needs your feedback.

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Tags: news performance testing frontend

Installable Web Apps with the Web App Manifest in Chrome for Android

Use the web app manifest to control how your web app launches

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Tags: news mobile apps frontend

Support for theme-color in Chrome 39 for Android

Use theme-color to set the toolbar color in Chrome for Android.

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Tags: news mobile frontend

Generators: the Gnarly Bits

An exploration of ES6 Generators.

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Tags: news iterators generators es6

Send beacon data in Chrome 39

Chrome 39 implements the Beacon API, which allows to send small async HTTP requests during the page unload events.

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Tags: news beacon analytics

Precision Touch for Precise Gestures

TouchEvents have changed in Chrome to return float values, instead of integers, to account for varying screen densities. This leads to more detailed feedback during slow gestures.

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Tags: news touchevent

Collecting and Iterating, the ES6 Way

Maps, Sets, and for...of iteration are ES6 features that can change the way you work with collections of data.

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Tags: news iterators es6 sets collections maps

Easier ArrayBuffer to String conversion with the Encoding API

The native Encoding API offers a straightforward way to convert between raw binary data and JavaScript strings.

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Tags: news arraybuffer decoding strings unicode encoding

Web Audio Changes in m36

Description of Web Audio standards cleanup work in m36

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Tags: deprecations removals news webaudio

dialog element shipped in Chrome 37 Beta

Chrome Beta has landed its native support for <dialog> element

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Tags: news dialog semantics

Blob support for IndexedDB landed on Chrome Dev

Long awaited feature for Chrome, Blob support on IndexedDB landed in Chrome Dev.

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Automating Web Performance Measurement

Use PSI to get web performance metrics into your build process.

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Tags: news gulp performance pagespeed node buildprocess

Web Animations - element.animate() is now in Chrome 36

Web Animations define a model for supporting animation and synchronization on the Web platform. element.animate() is the first of those pieces landing in Chrome.

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Tags: news elementanimate webanimations

A More Compatible, Smoother Touch

You and your users want mobile web apps that react and scroll smoothly to the touch. Developing them should be easy but, unfortunately, how mobile web browsers react to touch events during scrolling is left as an implementation detail in the TouchEvent specification.

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Tags: news mobile touchevent

Get on the CSS Grid!

CSS Grid Layout is a new CSS3 module that provides new layout primitives that are ideal for web applications.

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Tags: news layout css grids

The Yeoman Monthly Digest #3

A monthly digest of high-quality Yeoman articles, generators and project news.

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Tags: news frontend scaffolding yeoman tools

Yo Polymer – A Whirlwind Tour Of Web Component Tooling

A whirlwind tour of Web Components, Polymer and front-end tooling for them.

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Tags: news frontend polymer webcomponents tools

Web apps that talk - Introduction to the Speech Synthesis API

Introduction to the Web Speech API's synthesis feature.

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Tags: news multimedia voice webspeech synthesis

Chrome Dev Summit: Platforms Summary

Platforms

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Chrome Dev Summit: Open Web Platform Summary

The capabilities of the Open Web Platform is accelerating at a pace that has never been seen before. At the Chrome Dev Summit we talked about how we are working on improving Blink, Security and Media for the platform

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Tags: news owp webrtc blink

Chrome Dev Summit: Performance Summary

Performance Matters

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Tags: news mobile performance

Chrome Dev Summit: Polymer declarative, encapsulated, reusable components

Polymer is a gateway into the amazing future of Web Components. Learn more about Web Components and Polymer from the Chrome Dev Summit

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Tags: news mobile polymer webcomponents

Chrome Dev Summit: Mobile Summary

Here's the first in a series of reports from Chrome Dev Summit. There was a strong emphasis on Mobile and Cross-device development, so we'll kick off with that!

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Tags: news ux workflow mobile webview grunt serviceworker

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