Chrome 64 to deprecate the chrome.loadTimes() API

The non-standard chrome.loadTimes() API will be deprecated in Chrome 64 now that standards-based equivalents exist for all of its useful features.

Chrome User Experience Report: expanding to top 1 Million+ origins

Today, we’re announcing a new Chrome User Experience Report with expanded coverage of over 1 million top origins on the web.

Deprecations and removals in Chrome 64

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 64 to help you plan. In this version, performance API changes, removal of support for multiple shadow roots, and removal of a WebKit API.

Enter AudioWorklet

Chrome 64 comes with a highly anticipated new feature in Web Audio API - AudioWorklet. AudioWorklet nicely keeps the user-supplied JavaScript code all within the audio processing thread — that is, it doesn’t have to jump over to the main thread to process audio.

Lighthouse 2.6 Updates

New performance audits, a rehaul of the accessibility score, report UX improvements, and bug fixes.

Audio/Video Updates in Chrome 63/64

Predictable media playback, HDR on Windows 10, offline playback with persistent licenses, and more are waiting for you in Chrome 64.

The Device Memory API

The Device Memory API allows developers to serve different resources to users based on their device's memory capabilities.

New in Chrome 63

Chrome 63 allows you to import JavaScript modules dynamically. My favorite interview coding question becomes a piece of cake with async iterators and generators. And you can override the browser's default overflow scroll behavior with the CSS overscroll-behavior property.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 64)

Performance Monitor, Console Sidebar, and Console groupings.

Dynamic import()

Dynamic `import()` introduces a new function-like form of `import` that unlocks new capabilities compared to static `import`. This article compares the two and gives an overview of what's new.

More Updates

Take control of your scroll: customizing pull-to-refresh and overflow effects

The CSS overscroll-behavior property allows developers to override the browser's overflow scroll effects when reaching the top/bottom of content. It can be used to customize or prevent the mobile pull-to-refresh action. Read more

Removing ::shadow and /deep/ in Chrome 63

Say goodbye to shadow-piercing CSS selectors. Read more

Using Trusted Web Activity

Trusted Web activities are a new way to integrate your web-app content such as your PWA with your Android app using a similar protocol to Chrome Custom Tabs. Read more

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