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Showing 131 reports across 55 families, filtered by tags (Web API).

Web Neural Network API

Web Neural Network API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

WebGPU

WebGPU

Draft Standard
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Web API

WebDriver

WebDriver

Draft Standard
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Web API

WebDriver

Standard
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Web API

Push API

Push API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Incremental Font Transfer

Incremental Font Transfer

Draft Standard
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Web API

Contact Picker API

Autoplay Policy Detection

Autoplay Policy Detection

Draft Standard
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Web API
Deliverers
Media Working Group

Geolocation API

WebAssembly

WebAssembly Web API

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API
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Web API

WebXR

WebXR Device API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

WebXR Hit Test Module

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API
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Web API

WebXR DOM Overlays Module

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API
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Web API

Permissions

Permissions Policy

Draft Standard
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Web API

Media Capture

Media Capture and Streams

Candidate Standard
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Web API
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Web API

MediaStream Image Capture

Draft Standard
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Web API

MediaStream Recording

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API

Screen Capture

Screen Capture

Draft Standard
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Web API

Region Capture

Draft Standard
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Web API

MiniApp

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Web API

MiniApp Lifecycle

Draft Standard
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Web API

WAI-ARIA

Compute Pressure API

Compute Pressure Level 1

Draft Standard
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Web API

Pointer Lock

Pointer Lock 2.0

Draft Standard
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Web API

Pointer Lock

Standard
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Web API

Sensor API

Geolocation Sensor

Draft Standard
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Web API

Accelerometer

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Magnetometer

Draft Standard
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Web API

Generic Sensor API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Ambient Light Sensor

Draft Standard
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Web API

Orientation Sensor

Draft Standard
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Web API

Gyroscope

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Proximity Sensor

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API

Multi-screen support

Window Management

Draft Standard
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Web API

Remote Playback API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Presentation API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Device Posture

Device Posture API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Screen Wake Lock API

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Web API

File API

File API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Performance instrumentation

Resource Timing

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Navigation Timing Level 2

Draft Standard
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Web API

Performance Timeline

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Performance Timeline

Candidate Standard
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Web API

User Timing Level 3

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Reporting API

Draft Standard
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Web API

User Timing Level 3

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Performance Timeline

Candidate Standard
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Web API

High Resolution Time

Draft Standard
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Web API

User Timing Level 3

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Server Timing

Draft Standard
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Web API

Performance Timeline

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Performance Timeline

Candidate Standard
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Web API

User Timing Level 3

Candidate Standard
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Web API
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Web API
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Web API
2 translations for Performance Timeline
日本語
한국어
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Web API
3 translations for Navigation Timing
français
日本語
русский

Battery Status API

Battery Status API

Draft Standard
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Web API

DeviceOrientation Event

Internationalization for Spec Developers

Gamepad

Gamepad

Draft Standard
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Web API

Gamepad

Draft Standard
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Web API

Pointer and Touch Events

Pointer Events

Draft Standard
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Web API

Pointer Events

Standard
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Web API
1 translation for Pointer Events
日本語

Touch Events

Standard
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Web API

Web Payments

Payment Request API 1.1

Draft Standard
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Web API

Secure Payment Confirmation

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Payment Handler API

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API
1 translation for Payment Request API
日本語

WebRTC

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Web API

WebRTC Priority Control API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Indexed Database API

Indexed Database API 3.0

Draft Standard
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Web API
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Web API
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Web API

Network Error Logging

Network Error Logging

Draft Standard
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Web API

Audio Output Devices API

Audio Output Devices API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

The Screen Orientation API

Screen Orientation

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Web API
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Web API

UI Events

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Web API
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Web API

Web Share API

Web Share API

Standard
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Web API
1 translation for Web Share API
português

Web Share API

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Clipboard API and events

Clipboard API and events

Draft Standard
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Web API

Selection API

Selection API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Badging API

Badging API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Web Locks API

Web Locks API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Service Workers

Service Workers

Candidate Standard
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Web API

Cooperative Scheduling of Background Tasks

VirtualKeyboard API

VirtualKeyboard API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Edit Context API

EditContext API

Draft Standard
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Web API

Web Audio API

Web Audio API

Standard
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Web API
Deliverers
Audio Working Group
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Web API
Deliverers
Audio Working Group
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Web API
Deliverers
Audio Working Group

Audio Processing API

Draft Standard
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Web API
Deliverers
Audio Working Group

Image Resource

Image Resource

Draft Standard
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Web API

HTML

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Web API
3 translations for HTML Media Capture
日本語
한국어
русский
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Web API

EME

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Web API
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Web API
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Web Crypto

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Web API

MSE

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Web API
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Vibration API

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Web API

Device API Requirements

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Web API

Media Resources

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Web API
1 translation for Metadata API for Media Resources 1.0
日本語

Web Architecture

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Web API

Web Application Privacy