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Deprecations and removals in Chrome 78

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

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!

The Chromium Chronicle: Preprocessing Source

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

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.

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.

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!

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 78)

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

Get started with GPU Compute on the Web

This article is about me playing with the experimental WebGPU API and sharing my journey with web developers interested in performing data-parallel computations using the GPU.

More Updates

Trusted Web Activities Quick Start Guide

A guide to get started building a basic, bare-bones Trusted Web Activity. Read more

The Chromium Chronicle: Coding Outside the Sandbox

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

Experimenting with Periodic Background Sync

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

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