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Working Drafts available in EPUB3

As reported elsewhere, the Digital Publishing Interest Group has published its first two public Working Drafts. Beyond the content of those documents, the publication has another aspect worth mentioning. For the first time, “alternate” versions of the two documents have been published, alongside the canonical HTML versions, in EPUB3 format. Because EPUB3 is based on […]
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Digital Publishing Interest Group publishes its first public working drafts

The Digital Publishing Interest Group seeks to ensure that the requirements of digital publishing can be answered, when in scope, by the Recommendations published by W3C. It is composed of representatives from book publishers, reading system vendors, consultants, and subject matter experts. The group has published two First Public Working Drafts to describe use cases […]
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WAI-ARIA Expands Web Accessibility

On behalf of the Web Accessibility Initiative’s Protocols and Formats Working Group I am excited to announce that Accessible Rich Internet Applications 1.0 (WAI-ARIA) and its companion specification, WAI-ARIA 1.0 User Agent Implementation Guide, have become W3C Recommendations. As described in the WAI-ARIA Overview, this technology makes advanced Web applications accessible and usable to people with disabilities. Work on ARIA […]
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Web Payment, Welcome new W3C Member: Ingenico

Next week, we’re holding the W3C Web & Payment workshop in Paris, hosted by Ingenico, a W3C Member we welcomed a few months ago. Ingenico believes that only open and interoperable payment standards will enable the sustainable development of an ecosystem that is experiencing a major change with the proliferation of connected devices. This is […]
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Web @ 25, W3C @ 20: An opportunity to reflect, and to look to the future

This post appears in full on webat25.org. In 2014, the Web community is celebrating two anniversaries, the 25th Anniversary of the World Wide Web and the 20th Anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We launched our celebration officially last week. I would like to use this opportunity to reflect on the Web’s continuing […]
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Welcome New W3C Member: GS1

As we enter the 26th year of the World Wide Web, we welcome a new-comer in the W3C Members community. GS1, an international not-for-profit association with Member Organisations in over 100 countries, will be able to contribute to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply […]
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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 Training: Improve your HTML5 Fitness!

At W3C, we are very pleased to announce a new video on W3DevCampus, the official W3C online training program for Web developers the world over. This video helps, in a fun way, to understand how our online training courses work. W3C proposes a number of online training courses on key technologies. Our courses last from […]
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