New in Chrome 78
importScripts(). And I’ve got details for two new origin trials that provide some neat new functionality including the Native File System and the SMS Receiver. Plus the Chrome DevSummit is happening November 11-12, 2019. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 78!
What's New In DevTools (Chrome 79)
Badging for App Icons
The Chromium Chronicle: Monorail’s Grid View!
Deprecations and removals in Chrome 78
Fresher service workers, by default
Cache-Controlheader on your service worker script could lead to delayed updates. Also, updates to imported scripts can trigger the service worker update flow.
New in Chrome 77
What's New In DevTools (Chrome 78)
Trusted Web Activities Quick Start Guide
Get started with GPU Compute on the Web
All code has bugs. The Chrome Browser process has no sandbox, meaning those bugs could give malcious code full access to the whole device. This episode explains the dos and don'ts of coding without a sandbox. Read more
The new Native File System API enables developers to build powerful web apps that interact with files on the user's local device, like IDEs, photo and video editors, text editors, and more. After a user grants a web app access, this API allows web apps to read or save changes directly to files and folders on the user's device. Read more
Periodic background sync is available as an origin trial starting in Chrome 77. Learn more about what the feature offers, as well as how to start experimenting with it today. Read more