All posts by Dominique Hazaël-Massieux

Making WebViews work for the Web

What if I told you 14% of the usage your Web content is getting is through a “browser” you probably didn’t think of when you designed your content? To put that figure in perspective, the global usage share of iOS Safari is around 11%. Can a Web content strategy ignore that kind of usage? I […]

W3C Launches the Web Machine Learning Working Group

This post is co-authored by Anssi Kostiainen (Working Group Chair), Ningxin Hu and Chai Chaoweeraprasit (Web Neural Network API Editors), and Ping Yu (TensorFlow.js Core team). Machine Learning (ML) is a branch of Artificial Intelligence. A subfield of ML called Deep Learning with its various neural network architectures enables new compelling user experiences for web […]

Welcome to Open Web Docs!

W3C welcomes the launch of the Open Web Docs (OWD) collective and, as a member of its Steering Committee, is committed to help the project fulfills its mission of supporting open web platform documentation (and MDN Web Docs in particular) as critical digital infrastructure. We’re looking forward to working with current and future OWD stakeholders […]

Restarting W3C translations program

In January 2017, due to operational considerations, W3C announced it would no longer be tracking volunteer translations of W3C specifications. We are happy to announce that W3C is now able to support again the translator community in their efforts to publish translations of W3C specifications. This renewed support comes with a more robust system, a […]

W3C to work with MDN on Web Platform documentation

I am pleased to announce that W3C has joined in collaboration with Mozilla, Microsoft, Google, and Samsung to support MDN Web Docs. MDN documents cross-browser Web standards to allow Web developers to learn and to share information about building the open Web. MDN is a web development documentation portal created by Mozilla with the mission to provide unbiased,  browser-agnostic documentation of […]

Exploring Web platform cross-dependencies

Most of the JavaScript APIs exposed on the Web platform (both in W3C and elsewhere) rely on a formalization language called WebIDL (Web Interface Definition Language). It provides a simple syntax to express common idioms needed when defining JavaScript APIs, and encompasses many of the specific behaviors required, expected or inherited from the 20 years […]