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Geolocation API Removed from Unsecured Origins in Chrome 50

Starting with version 50, Chrome no longer supports the HTML5 Geolocation API over non-secure connections.

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Media Source API: Automatically Ensure Seamless Playback of Media Segments in Append Order

The Media Source API enables JavaScript to construct media streams for playback. From Chrome 50, it's possible to use SourceBuffer sequence mode to ensure media segments are automatically relocated in the timeline in the order they were appended, without gaps between them.

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Media Source API: Automatically Ensure Seamless Playback of Media Segments in Append Order

The Media Source API enables JavaScript to construct media streams for playback. From Chrome 50, it's possible to use SourceBuffer sequence mode to ensure media segments are automatically relocated in the timeline in the order they were appended, without gaps between them.

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API Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 50

An round up of the deprecations and API removals in Chrome to help you plan.

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Web Animations Improvements in Chrome 50

Better specification compliance and new features coming in Chrome 50.

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Canvas toBlob() Support Added in Chrome 50

Support for canvas.toBlob set to land in Chrome 50.

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Chrome Supports createImageBitmap() in Chrome 50

Support for image decoding in workers set to land in Chrome 50.

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DOMTokenList Validation Added in Chrome 50

Check support for various features directly in code, coming in Chrome 50.

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FormData Methods for Inspection and Modification

In Chrome 50, you can now interact with your FormData instances before sending them on their journey.

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Removing Headaches from Focus Management

The 'sequential focus navigation starting point' feature defines where we start to search for focusable elements for sequential focus navigation ([Tab] or [Shift-Tab]) when there is no focused area. It's especially helpful for accessibility features like skip links and managing focus in the document.

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Web Notification Improvements in Chrome 50: Icons, Close Events, Renotify Preferences and Timestamps

There are lots of great new features in Chrome 50 for Notifications, here is a rundown.

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Web Push Payload Encryption

Web Push now supports payloads! Find out how to take advantage of this powerful new feature.

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Device Orientation Changes Are Coming to Chrome 50

DeviceOrientationEvent uses relative degrees, and there's a new DeviceOrientationAbsoluteEvent.

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Chrome 50 adds support for rel='preload', and deprecates rel='subresource'

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HTMLMediaElement.play() Returns a Promise

Say goodbye to automatic playback uncertainty! play() now returns a Promise.

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