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New in Chrome 79

Chrome 79 is rolling out now! Installed Progressive Web Apps on Android get support for maskable icons. You can now create immersive experiences with the WebXR Device API. Origin trials start for the Wake Lock API, and the rendersubtree attribute. And all of the videos from Chrome Dev Summit 2019 are now online. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 79!

Improved WebAssembly debugging in Chrome DevTools

Step over code, set breakpoints, and resolve stack traces in your source languages from within DevTools.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 80)

Support for let and class redeclarations in the Console, improved WebAssembly debugging, and more.

The Chromium Chronicle: GWP-ASan: Detect bugs in the wild

GWP-ASan is a heap-only memory error detector designed to be used in the wild. It detects use-after-frees, buffer overflows/underflows, and double frees. Unlike ASan, it does not detect errors on the stack or in globals.

Deprecations and removals in Chrome 79

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 79 to help you plan.

The Chromium Chronicle: Preprocessing Source

Compiling a single Chromium source file by hand can help developers experiment with compiler optimization options, understand subtle macro details, or minimize a compiler bug. This month, we take a look at how to preprocess source.

New in Chrome 78

Chrome 78 is rolling out now! You can now provide “types” for CSS variables. You get fresher service workers because byte-for-byte checks are now performed for scripts imported by 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)

Debug why cookies were blocked, simulate "prefers-color-scheme: dark", code coverage updates, and more.

The Chromium Chronicle: Monorail’s Grid View!

Chrome’s issue tracker, Monorail, offers a grid view that allows you to visualize your issues in a Kanban style board. This episode explains how to use the grid mode.

Deprecations and removals in Chrome 78

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 78 to help you plan.

More Updates

Fresher service workers, by default

HTTP requests that check for updates to the service worker script will no longer be fulfilled by the HTTP cache by default. This works around a common developer pain point, in which setting an inadvertent Cache-Control header on your service worker script could lead to delayed updates. Also, updates to imported scripts can trigger the service worker update flow. Read more

New in Chrome 77

Chrome 77 is rolling out now! There’s a better way to track the performance of your site with Largest Contentful Paint. Forms get some new capabilities. Native lazy loading is here. The Chrome DevSummit is happening November 11-12 2019. And plenty more. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 77! Read more

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 78)

Lighthouse 5.2 in the Audits panel, and Largest Contentful Paint in the Performance panel. Read more

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