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RTC Accessibility User Requirements document published by W3C

RTC Accessibility User Requirements – Call for Review

Accessible telecommunication technology is increasingly important for people who are working remotely and relying on real-time communication (RTC) for daily needs. Web Real-time communications (WebRTC) is a series of protocols that support quick direct browser-to-browser transfer of call (and other data) without the need for a brittle plugin architecture. This transfer is nearly instantaneous with […]
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XR Accessibility User Requirements first public working draft published by W3C/WAI

XR Accessibility User Requirements – call for review

As a platform, XR or virtual and immersive environments, augmented or mixed reality is becoming more stable and commonplace. The leveraging of existing hardware means it may become ubiquitous. XR has uses that go beyond the conventional view of this technology, that it is only a novelty, or form of entertainment. Healthcare and education are […]
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‘CSS X’

CSS development started some 25 years ago. Originally the goal was to provide some good but simple typography for a single column of text with the occasional image. But the technology proved popular, and flexible enough that the scope could be made much wider. And since then the work of adding new capabilities hasn’t stopped. […]
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The MDN developer and designer survey 2019

Web developers and designers, we want to hear from you! Designed in collaboration with browser vendors and W3C, the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) just launched a Web Developer and Designer Needs Assessments survey. Take this opportunity to influence browser vendors! Let us know where you are experiencing difficulties when building for the Web. It’s easy […]
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CSS Fonts 3 is a W3C Recommendation

Already using WebFonts? Like 70% of the top 10,000 websites, of course you are. Bet, though, you aren’t using the full extent of their capabilities! “bringing online typography up to the standards long used — and indeed taken for granted — in print” Introduction Controlling font usage has been part of CSS since the beginning […]
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Do Not Track and the GDPR

The Tracking Protection Working Group (TPWG) has been engaged with issues of online data protection, privacy and tracking since 2011. Its Tracking Protection Expression draft recommendation (TPE), substantially completed in 2013, first became a Candidate Recommendation (CR) in August 2015.The main feature of the TPE, the DNT request header, is now implemented by all the […]
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WebDriver motors on to W3C Recommendation

Today we celebrate the publication of the WebDriver specification as a W3C Recommendation. WebDriver is a powerful technology for browser automation, often used to enable cross-browser testing of Web applications, but also used for many other purposes. The WebDriver spec defines a set of interfaces and a wire protocol that are platform- and language-neutral and […]
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