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  • HTML5 And Canvas 2D Specs Are Now Feature Complete, First HTML 5.1 Working Draft Published

    HTML5 And Canvas 2D Specs Are Now Feature Complete, First HTML 5.1 Working Draft Published

    We’ve been writing about HTML5 for quite a while, but, until today, the actual HTML5 specs and standards were still moving targets. Now, however, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that the specifications for HTML5 and Canvas 2D are finally feature complete. This, the W3C notes, means that developers now have a stable target “for implementation and planning.” Read More

  • Google, Microsoft, Facebook And Others Launch Web Platform Docs, A Web Standards Documentation Site

    Google, Microsoft, Facebook And Others Launch Web Platform Docs, A Web Standards Documentation Site

    A number of leading browser vendors and other tech companies, including Microsoft, Google, Adobe, Facebook, HP, Nokia, Mozilla, Opera and the W3C, just announced the launch of the Web Platform Docs project at WebPlatform.org. The project aims to create “a new, authoritative open web standards documentation site,” says Opera Software. The wiki-like site, says Opera, wants to ensure… Read More

  • Internet Explorer 9's Privacy Features Gain W3C Acceptance

    Besides the radical new interface, one of the bigger features of Internet Explorer 9 is its “do not track” feature. At the name suggests, it lets you decide, either manually or by subscribing to a pre-compiled list, which sites you exclude from tracking your Web browsing. So if you visit a site that employs a third-party ad service that tracks your every move—why is that… Read More

  • Behold The Brand New HTML5 Logo

    HTML5, the next major revision of the HTML standard you’ve most certainly heard of as a TechCrunch reader, now comes with added logo, courtesy of W3C. The logo is available under a permissive license (Creative Commons 3.0 By). See the FAQ section for more information and check out the badge builder. Here’s the creative pitch: It stands strong and true, resilient and universal as… Read More

  • The State Of Web Development Ripped Apart In 25 Tweets By One Man

    The State Of Web Development Ripped Apart In 25 Tweets By One Man

    There are few people who know the ins and outs of the web as well as Joe Hewitt. For the past decade, he’s had his hands deep in everything from Netscape, to AOL, to Firefox, to Facebook (where he currently works). Hewitt also knows a thing or two about the iPhone. He’s the one who first built Facebook’s excellent iPhone web app (before there were native apps on the iPhone)… Read More

  • W3C releases mobile Web recommendations

    The World Wide Web consortium or W3C announced new standards that it hopes will make mobile Web browsing easier. Published as a W3C recommendation, the groups says it Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 “condenses the experience of many mobile Web stakeholders into practical advice on creating mobile-friendly content.” Dominique HazaĆ«l-Massieux, leader of the W3C Mobile Web Activity… Read More