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EPUBCheck 4.2.0 RC published: Check EPUBCheck!

The DAISY Consortium has just delivered today the Release Candidate of EPUBCheck 4.2.0. It brings complete support to the latest specification of EPUB: EPUB 3.2. EPUB 3.2 is the a sound and reliable specification of the EPUB 3 standard, massively used in the digital publishing industry. The EPUB3 Community Group has published it as a […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Security, Privacy, Identity)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and includes some updates since that report.) This has been an exciting year for Web privacy and security activities at W3C: W3C held workshops to address the privacy, security, and usability challenges presented by powerful hardware sensors, device capabilities, and APIs (Permissions and User […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (SVG)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) SVG is an important and widely-used part of the Open Web Platform. The SVG Working Group focuses on aligning the SVG 2.0 specification with browser implementations, having split the specification into a currently-implemented 2.0 and […]
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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 (Web of Data)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) Data is increasingly important for all organizations, especially with the rise of IoT and Big Data. W3C has an extensive suite of standards relating to data that were developed over two decades of experience. These […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Browser Testing and Tools and Web Platform Test)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) Browser Testing and Tools Browser testing plays a critical role in the growth of the Web by: Improving the reliability of Web technology definitions; Improving the quality of implementations of these technologies by helping vendors to […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Web Assembly)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) WebAssembly improves Web performance and power by being a virtual machine and execution environment enabling loaded pages to run native (compiled) code. It is deployed in Firefox, Edge, Safari and Chrome. WebAssembly enables near-native performance, optimized […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Web Performance)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The mission of the Web Performance Working Group is to provide methods to observe and improve aspects of application performance of user agent features and APIs. The groups continues to make progress with its deliverables […]
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EPUBCheck 4.2 beta release available !

The EPUB3 Community Group has been working hard in 2018 to finalize a sound and reliable specification of the EPUB 3 standard, massively used in the digital publishing industry. This is EPUB 3.2 and it has been published as a CG report. Beyond full compatibility with EPUB 3.0.1 and better specification document structure, EPUB 3.2 […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Audio)

  (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 Audio API enables synthesizing audio in the browser. Audio operations are performed with audio nodes, which are linked together to form a modular audio routing graph. Multiple sources — with different types of […]
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