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Moving the Web Platform forward

The Web Platform keeps moving forward every day. Back in October last year, following the release of HTML 5.0 as a Recommendation, I wrote about Streaming video on the Web as a good example of more work to do. But that’s only one among many: persistent background processing, frame rate performance data, metadata associated with […]
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WICG: Evolving the Web from the ground up

We are super excited to announce the launch of the W3C’s Web Platform Incubator Community Group (WICG). Despite the funny name (“the Why-See-Gee, really?”), this is a great new initiative that seeks to make it easier for developers to propose new platform features for standardization. What we want to achieve The purpose of the WICG: […]
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ARIA and DPUB published a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

By: Tzviya Siegman, Markus Gylling, and Rich Schwerdtfeger We are excited to announce that a joint task force of the Protocols and Formats Working Group and the Digital Publishing Interest Group (DPUB IG) has published a First Public Working Draft of Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 (DPUB-ARIA 1.0). This draft represents the joint collaboration of […]
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Planning the future of the Digital Publishing Interest Group

Time flies… it has almost been two years since the Digital Publishing Interest Group started its work. Lot has happened in those two years; the group has published a report on the Annotation Use Cases (which contributed to the establishment of a separate Web Annotation Working Group); has conducted a series of interviews (and published […]
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Web and Digital Publishing Experts Converge at Digital Book Event

The Digital Publishing industry convened at the Javits Center in New York City last week for the Bookexpo America (BEA) trade show and the International Digital Publishing Forum’s (IDPF) Digital Book conference. At Digital Book, IDPF Executive Director Bill McCoy and Book Industry Study Group (BISG) out-going Executive Director Len Vlahos welcomed more than 400 […]
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Building the Web of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is regularly in the news, and we’re expecting there to be something like one hundred billion IoT devices within ten years. The promise of innovative new services and efficiency savings are fueling interest in a wide range of potential applications across many sectors including smart homes, healthcare, smart grids, smart […]
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Job: Web Standards Technology Expert

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new, full-time staff member to be located at Beihang University in Beijing, where W3C currently has its China Host, to assist, as team contact, W3C Working Groups developing technical specifications in the fields of Ubiquitous Web or Technology and Society. This is an opportunity for […]
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