W3C

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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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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Audio)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The Web Audio API enables synthesizing audio in the browser. Audio operations are performed with audio nodes, which are linked together to form a modular audio routing graph. Multiple sources — with different types of […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Fonts)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report. WOFF 1.0 and WOFF 2.0, published as a Recommendation last winter, are widely implemented W3C Recommendations. However, for fonts with many glyphs (such as are typically used for Chinese and Japanese, for example), even with the […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (CSS)

    (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The CSS Working Group gathers requirements from two large groups of CSS users: the publishing industry and application developers. Within W3C, those groups are exemplified by the Publishing groups and the Web Platform Working […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (HTML)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The Web Platform Working Group continues the development of the HTML language and provides specifications that enable improved client-side application development on the Web. The Push API and the Web App Manifest are moving to […]
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