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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 […]
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W3C Trace Context specification enters proposed recommendation status and what it means

The W3C Distributed Tracing working group has moved the Trace Context specification to the next maturity level. The specification is already being adopted and implemented by many platforms and SDKs. This article describes the Trace Context specification and how it improves troubleshooting and monitoring of modern distributed apps. W3C Trace Context specification defines the format […]
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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 – […]
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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 […]
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W3C at View Source conference

If you are into the open Web and want to catch up on current and future exciting Web developments, then register to the View Source conference which W3C is helping organize in Amsterdam, on September 30 and October 1st! This year, the conference highlights how browser vendors and others, create and support Web standards. In […]
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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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W3C honored with Emmy® Award for Standardization of a Full TV Experience

W3C is delighted to be the recipient of a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. We are being recognized for worldwide media standard enabling a Full TV Experience on the Web. Among the web technologies that the Web Consortium develops, HTML5 has brought videos to the Web, […]
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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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