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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!
Debug why cookies were blocked, simulate "prefers-color-scheme: dark", code coverage updates, and more.
The Badging API allows installed web apps to set an application-wide badge, shown in an operating-system-specific place associated with the application, such as the shelf or home screen. Badging makes it easy to subtly notify the user that there is some new activity that might require their attention, or it can be used to indicate a small amount of information, such as an unread count.
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.