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Introducing the Web Share API

Sharing is caring. Web Share is now available in Chrome 61 for Android, and allows websites to invoke the native sharing capabilities of the host platform.

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New In Chrome 56

With Chrome 56, web apps can now communicate with nearby Bluetooth Low Energy devices using the Web Bluetooth API. CSS position: sticky; is back - making it easy to create elements that scroll normally until sticking to the top of the viewport. And HTML5 by Default is enabled for all users.

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New In Chrome 55

With Chrome 55, you can write promise-based code as if it were synchronous, using async and await. PointerEvents provide a unified way of handling all input events. And persistent storage graduates from it’s origin trial.

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Manage Hyphens with CSS

Chrome 55 implements the hyphens property to control when soft hyphens appear and how they behave.

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Pointing the Way Forward

Pointer events unify the pointer input model for the browser, bringing touch, pens, and mice together into a single set of events.

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API Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 55

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

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Once Upon an Event Listener

Using {once: true}, available in Chrome 55, gives you an easy way to define "one and done" event listeners.

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Touch Action Options

Touch action is a simple way to define how a user can interact with an element.

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auxclick is Coming to Chrome 55

auxclick takes the place of the click event for non-primary mouse buttons, starting in Chrome 55.

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Intervening against document.write()

Chrome is blocking some scripts that are added using document.write().

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Persistent Storage

With Chrome 52, we’re introducing the ability to make storage persistent. Storage for web applications is a complex topic, and persistence for data on the frequently - ephemeral web doubly so!

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