Using DevTools Features Without Opening DevTools

Use Puppeteer to launch Chromium with DevTools features enabled.

CSS Paint API

Houdini’s CSS Paint API allows you to programmatically draw CSS images.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 65)

Local Overrides, accessibility tools, performance and SEO audits, and more.

Lighthouse 2.7 Updates

New SEO audits and manual accessibility audits, and updates to the WebP audit.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 63)

Multi-client remote debugging, push notifications with custom data, and Workspaces 2.0.

Disabling hardware noise suppression

Chrome 64 can experimentally disable hardware noise suppression when using the WebRTC echo canceller, to improve audio quality.

An update on Better Ads

Yesterday, the Coalition for Better Ads announced the "Better Ads Experience Program." This Program provides guidelines for companies on how they can use the Better Ads Standards to help improve users' experience with ads on the web.

Preloading modules

<link rel="modulepreload"> offers a way of declaratively loading JavaScript modules ahead of time. This article looks at how it works and why it's better for modules than <link rel="preload">.

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.

More Updates

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. Read more

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. Read more

Lighthouse 2.6 Updates

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

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