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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (W3C Liaisons)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Liaisons Liaisons and coordination with numerous organizations and SDOs is crucial for W3C to: avoid duplication of work; mitigate different milestones timing, different confidentiality rules, different IPR, different vision of the Web; make sure standards […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (W3C Training)

W3C Training (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) In partnership with edX, W3C started a  MOOC training program in June 2015: W3Cx. W3Cx offers a “Front-End Web Developer” (FEWD) professional certificate program which consists of a suite of five W3Cx courses on […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (Developer Relations)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Developer Relations To foster the excellent feedback loop between Web Standards development and Web developers, and to grow participation from that diverse community, the W3C team has revived its Developer Relations activities with a three-pronged […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Web Accessibility)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)  2.1”, which became a W3C Recommendation in June, has been adopted for web content, electronic documents, and non-web software, such as native mobile applications by the three official European […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Internationalization (i18n))

  Internationalization (i18n) (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) To live up to the “World Wide” portion of its name, and for the Web to truly work for stakeholders all around the world, there must be a collaboration of language experts, Web […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (SVG)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) SVG is an important and widely-used part of the Open Web Platform. The SVG Working Group focuses on aligning the SVG 2.0 specification with browser implementations, having split the specification into a currently-implemented 2.0 and […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Web of Data)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) Data is increasingly important for all organizations, especially with the rise of IoT and Big Data. W3C has an extensive suite of standards relating to data that were developed over two decades of experience. These […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Browser Testing and Tools and Web Platform Test)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) Browser Testing and Tools Browser testing plays a critical role in the growth of the Web by: Improving the reliability of Web technology definitions; Improving the quality of implementations of these technologies by helping vendors to […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Web Assembly)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) WebAssembly improves Web performance and power by being a virtual machine and execution environment enabling loaded pages to run native (compiled) code. It is deployed in Firefox, Edge, Safari and Chrome. WebAssembly enables near-native performance, optimized […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Web Performance)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The mission of the Web Performance Working Group is to provide methods to observe and improve aspects of application performance of user agent features and APIs. The groups continues to make progress with its deliverables […]
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