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W3C and Intel collaboration brings HTML5 Introduction course offering

The W3Cx MOOC training is a W3C initiative that started in June 2015. In just over six months, nearly 200K people enrolled in our HTML5 courses and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Building on these successful results, W3C is proud to strengthen its online course offering on edX with an HTML5 course at the […]
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Added the ‘csvw’ prefix to the RDFa initial context

In accordance with the way the RDFa initial context is defined, the list of predefined prefixes has been extended by adding ‘csvw‘. The corresponding vocabulary URI is http://www.w3.org/ns/csvw#, and it stands for the metadata vocabulary for tabular data, like CSV or TSV, which was published as a Recommendation at the very end of 2015. Reminder: […]
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Summaries of TPAC2015 Breakout Sessions

During TPAC (“Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee”) every year, W3C hosts a Technical Plenary with panels and presentations that brings participants together. For a few years now, we’ve organized most of the plenary as “camp-style” Breakout Sessions and all the participants are invited to propose Breakout Sessions. The meeting attendees build the Breakout Sessions Grid […]
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Supporting HTTPS and HSTS on w3.org

W3C servers at MIT. W3C advocates that the Web platform “actively prefer secure communication”. Thanks to recent work in the Web Application Security Working Group and supporting client implementations, and the deployment work of the W3C Systems Team, we are now able to provide HTTPS access to all W3C resources. All W3C documents, including Recommendations, […]
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Shaping the WCAG 2.0 extensions

A few months ago, we announced an an updated charter for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Working Group that allows the group to develop extensions to WCAG 2.0. Extensions will be separate guideline documents, to increase the amount of coverage on particular accessibility needs. The group set to work right away to establish the […]
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W3C will be at CES – will you?

As we reach the end of 2015 the W3C team is putting our plans in place for CES 2016 which is the week of 04 Jan 2016 in Las Vegas. We will be there with a Hospitality Suite in the Westgate Hotel and would love to meet with you to discuss how working with our […]
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From a world-wide web of pages to a world-wide web of things – interoperability for connected devices

W3C is seeking to unlock the potential of the Internet of Things and reduce its fragmentation. Jeff Jaffe (W3C CEO) will give a keynote at the Industry of Things World USA conference in San Diego on 25 February 2016. He will explain how W3C is focusing on simplifying application development through a platform of platforms […]
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An array of tools to ensure security and privacy of the Open Web Platform

As noted in “Better specifications for the sake of the Web” last month, W3C conducts wide reviews for an ever-increasing number of specifications; and Virginie and Richard provided some tips to make those reviews more effective. We’re pleased to add more tools, focused on privacy and security on the Web. Today, the Technical Architecture Group […]
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WAI-ARIA Graphics Module Published

By Amelia Bellamy-Royds A First Public Working Draft of the WAI-ARIA Graphics Module was published today. This new vocabulary for describing graphical documents allows improved representation to and interaction with people with disabilities, and will be of interest to those working in any graphics format on the web or in XML documents. It is being […]
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