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Category Archives: Web Design

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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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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Techniques for WCAG and Understanding WCAG Documents updated, including additional WAI-ARIA techniques

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of updates to two W3C Working Group Notes – Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standard is stable, normative, and is referenced in many policies around the world. Accompanying WCAG 2.0 are […]
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W3C honoured in 2014 net Awards technology nominations

It is with pride and delight that I share that W3C is well-represented among the 2014 net Awards nominees. 2014 is the year the Web turns 25, and the W3C turns 20. Twenty years of advancing the Web as an open platform through open standards, empowering billions to create, communicate and collaborate. Thank you for […]
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This week at W3C: Encrypted Video and the Open Web, Touch Events is a W3C Standard, Auto industry turning to HTML5, etc.

This is the 4 – 11 October 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online […]
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IndieUI: Events expands user interface interactions for mobile and more

The IndieUI Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of IndieUI: Events 1.0. IndieUI: Events focuses on common types of user interface interactions that are controlled in different ways across platforms, such as scrolling the view, canceling an action, changing the value of a user input widget, selecting a range, placing focus on an object, etc. These user intentions can be inferred from hardware- and platform-specific user interactions through the keyboard, mouse, speech, or touch input.
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