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Web standards makers share their thoughts on W3C TPAC 2021

An annual conference to advance standards development W3C’s annual conference is the Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meeting, or TPAC. This event brings together a global community of more than a thousand software engineers, architects, web developers, and product teams to advance standards development on emerging web technologies. W3C group participants share their enthusiasm in […]
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W3C DevRel – TPAC21 debrief

W3C’s 2021 annual conference (TPAC) concluded last month and we take the opportunity to debrief this successful virtual event through the lens of developer relations. As input to the conference, several W3C groups produced videos and group updates about their work, which should help developers learning what new technologies are coming their way (incl. CSS […]
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Accessibility of Remote Meetings - first public working draft published

Accessibility of Remote Meetings – call for review

The impact of COVID-19 has seen a substantial increase in usage of remote meeting platforms. Before 2020, software-based remote meeting applications were available, but not necessarily viewed as critical. The shift to remote meetings from a complementary tool to a replacement for face-to-face contact, has driven significant innovation in this space, including improvements in the […]
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Natural Language Accessibility User Requirements published as first public working draft note

Natural Language Interface Accessibility User Requirements – call for review

Spoken interaction with mobile devices and consumer appliances such as smart speakers is now commonplace. Chatbots and similar text-based user interfaces can be included in Web applications. Telephone systems employing speech input and output are widely deployed. The common element in these scenarios is that the user interface operates via a textual, linguistic interaction; in […]
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SYNCHRONIZATION ACCESSIBILITY USER REQUIREMENTS – First Public Working Draft published

Synchronization Accessibility User Requirements – call for review

The successful synchronization of multimedia content, especially audio and video, is essential to accessible web-based communication and cooperation. Understandable media is therefore media synchronized to very specific limits, according to multiple research studies. By clarifying the parameters of adequate synchronization we can influence the development of future technologies, specifications, and accessibility guidelines. Providing an accessible […]
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Web of Things (WoT) Explainer Video and New Web Site

The Web of Things (WoT) standardization activities are now illustrated through a new animation! This animation shows how a web developer can implement interoperable Internet of Things solutions that are not locked into vendor specific frameworks. Additionally, the W3C WoT allows developer experience and skills to be transferred to different application domains such as agriculture, […]
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The 1st CJK Meeting on MiniApps

The W3C MiniApps Working Group and Community Group held the first CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) online meeting dedicated to the future of standardization efforts on MiniApps in April 2021. The main goal of the meeting was to gather the global community together, especially the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean participants to know the MiniApp ecosystem in each area, […]
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EPUBCheck 4.2.5 and Website

We are pleased to announce the latest production-ready release of EPUBCheck, version 4.2.5, providing support for checking conformance to the EPUB 3.2 family of specifications. This is a maintenance release. Full details and release notes are available at [https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/releases/tag/v4.2.5. We are also excited to launch the EPUBCheck website at https://www.w3.org/publishing/epubcheck/. Come here to download the […]
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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 […]
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