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30 years ago the world changed forever

In March 1989, while at CERN, Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote “Information Management: A Proposal” outlining the World Wide Web. 30 years ago today, Tim’s memo was about to revolutionize communication around the globe. Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Web and in a few months, we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of […]
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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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Celebrating the anniversary of the Web

On 12 March we celebrate an event which has both historically changed the world and is key to creating and empowering its future. In March 1989,  while at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee wrote his memo “Information Management: A Proposal” which outlined the World Wide Web. Today we celebrate a Web that is: Universal, International and truly […]
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Chinese Museums meet to talk about making the Web a better place for Museums

Beijing Association for Science and Technology hosted a meetup event to talk about merging of Web and the museums on January 7, 2018 in Beijing. About 30 representatives from top Chinese museums, public agencies, research institutes and other interested organizations attended. See detailed attendee list at the end of this blog. W3C China Host staff […]
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HTML 5.2 is done, HTML 5.3 is coming

Today W3C releases HTML 5.2. This is the second revision of HTML5, following last year’s HTML 5.1 Recommendation. In 2014 we expressed a goal to produce a revision roughly every year; HTML 5.2 is a continuation of that commitment. This Recommendation like its predecessor provides an updated stable guide to what is HTML. In the […]
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W3C and OGC Augmented Reality Pilot – an exciting adventure for W3C!

[Chinese translation available.] W3C has partnered with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to define an Augmented Reality (AR) Pilot Project — to enable the seamless integration of real world, geospatial, and web data — as part of the OGC Innovation Program. In this program, we expect to validate existing W3C Standards and to lay foundations […]
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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 […]
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