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WebDriver motors on to W3C Recommendation

Today we celebrate the publication of the WebDriver specification as a W3C Recommendation. WebDriver is a powerful technology for browser automation, often used to enable cross-browser testing of Web applications, but also used for many other purposes. The WebDriver spec defines a set of interfaces and a wire protocol that are platform- and language-neutral and […]
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WCAG 2.1 is a W3C Recommendation

By Andrew Kirkpatrick and Michael Cooper Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is now a W3C Recommendation. This is an evolution of W3C’s accessibility guidance, including expansion of mobile, low vision, and cognitive and learning provisions. It maintains W3C’s accessibility guidance, while maintaining W3C’s standard of implementable, technology neutral, objectively testable and universally applicable accessibility […]
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Perspectives on Payments Canada Summit 2018

At the Payments Canada Summit, 9-11 May 2018 in Toronto, the historically conservative Canadian Financial Industry heard some consistent themes from many of the conference speakers: technology change is happening now and will continue to accelerate, so adapt quickly or be left behind. And data is the new currency. The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) […]
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Web Inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, and W3C Track at The Web Conference 2018

W3C once again joined The Web Conference, previously known as the WWW Conference, for The Web Conference 2018 which took place last week in Lyon and featured a W3C track, exhibition booth, and tutorials. W3C Tutorials took place on Monday and Tuesday of the week with a focus on Data Visualization, Audio on the Web, […]
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Publishing WG Telco, 2018-04-23: Offlining, Infoset

See minutes online for a more detailed record of the discussions. Offlining Our current draft does not go into detail about offlining WP. The call focused on some of the scenarios in which offlining is most valuable and desired. From there, the conversations expanded to the other concerns around offline-enhanced experiences,  such as versioning, identification, […]
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Why Specs Change: EPUB 3.2 and the Evolution of the Ebook Ecosystem

It takes much more than a village to make an ebook. Authors, publishers, developers, distributors, retailers, and readers must all work together. EPUB* requires authoring and validation tools as well as reading systems. The EPUB standard depends on the HTML and CSS standards, among others. There are millions of existing EPUB 2 and EPUB 3 […]
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