Category Archives: Developers

One Million Enrollments in W3Cx

W3C’s training activities have reached a significant milestone: one million enrollments in our MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) dedicated to front-end Web development! This achievement is particularly significant in that W3C’s catalog is composed of six courses only. In 2020, the pandemic has increased interest in online education and demand in programming skills. 30 years […]

W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, March 2020

{Michele Mancioppi is missing on the screenshot) This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held as a virtual presence event. As the Trace Context specification is already finalized, the hot topic of this workshop was the Correlation Context specification. We also started the next update of the Trace Context specification and […]

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 […]

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 […]


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. […]

Status update on Web Games technologies

The report from the Workshop on Web Games, held in June 2019, recommended next standardization steps for individual topics discussed at the workshop to enrich the open Web platform for games. Now, less than 6 months after the workshop, thanks to the efforts of workshop participants and a few others, most of these topics have […]

W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Workshop in Seattle, November 2019

This week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was hosted in Seattle – the famous cloud city. We discussed the current status of Trace Context specification and future improvements. The main focus was made on passing identifiers via response headers, correlation context and advancing trace context into other protocols. We had great attendance – […]

W3C DevMeetup 2019 report

On September 16, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan, the W3C developer relations team organized a developer meetup along the annual W3C TPAC19 (Technical Plenary /  Advisory Committee) event (see report), where the global Web community met to coordinate the development of Web standards. Local Web designers and application developers from the Kyushu island and all over […]

W3C Developer meetup in Fukuoka, 16 September

Taking advantage of the presence of world renowned experts in Fukuoka, Japan, W3C invites Japanese Web developers and designers to attend a  W3C developer meetup, on Monday 16 September (from 6:00pm to 8:30pm). This event is free of charge but registration is mandatory! (登録してください!). [Important: TPAC participants are invited to register to the devmeetup via […]