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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 Developer meetup in San Francisco, November 6

We are just a week away from W3C annual Technical Plenary week in the outskirts of San Francisco, where this year again, we are organizing a developer meetup! The event is free, open to anyone who registers for it. We are biased, but we think we have a pretty exciting program lined up: We will […]
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Exploring Web platform cross-dependencies

Most of the JavaScript APIs exposed on the Web platform (both in W3C and elsewhere) rely on a formalization language called WebIDL (Web Interface Definition Language). It provides a simple syntax to express common idioms needed when defining JavaScript APIs, and encompasses many of the specific behaviors required, expected or inherited from the 20 years […]
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W3C Highlights and Advisory Committee meeting

W3C had its annual meeting last week in Boston and it was one of the most interactive meetings we have had in recent memory. During the meeting we released the W3C highlights for Spring 2016, a comprehensive report of W3C’s vision and focus; and had informative discussions from industry presenters and keynote speakers. We also […]
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Summaries of TPAC2015 Breakout Sessions

During TPAC (“Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee”) every year, W3C hosts a Technical Plenary with panels and presentations that brings participants together. For a few years now, we’ve organized most of the plenary as “camp-style” Breakout Sessions and all the participants are invited to propose Breakout Sessions. The meeting attendees build the Breakout Sessions Grid […]
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W3Cx: Expose your skills as a Web developer

With our growing success in W3Cx, our edX’s MOOC platform, W3C is launching a new LinkedIn group as a way for Web developers to showcase their Web technologies skills. This W3Cx Verified Students group is available to all W3Cx students who have earned a W3Cx Verified Certificate. This group provides a way to recognize the […]
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Moving the Web Platform forward

The Web Platform keeps moving forward every day. Back in October last year, following the release of HTML 5.0 as a Recommendation, I wrote about Streaming video on the Web as a good example of more work to do. But that’s only one among many: persistent background processing, frame rate performance data, metadata associated with […]
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