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Call for Participation: W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines)

The W3C announced today the latest in a series of workshops exploring the capabilities needed to ensure that the Web delivers on its full potential as a universal platform for digital publishing. The upcoming technical workshop will be held September 18-19 in Tokyo, Japan. It will focus on evaluating the current status and exploring future directions of visually-rich […]
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WOFF 2.0, the inside scoop

Today, WOFF 2.0 is a W3C Recommendation. Perhaps you have some questions: what is it, why should I care, can I use it already? Introduction WebFonts – fonts which are automatically downloaded and used on demand to render a web page, without having to be installed – have risen in importance in recent years. In […]
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HTML – from 5.1 to 5.2

There is a First Public Working Draft of HTML 5.2. There is also a Proposed Recommendation of HTML 5.1. What does that mean? What happened this year, what didn’t? And what next? First, the Proposed Recommendation. W3C develops specifications, like HTML 5.1, and when they are “done”, as agreed by the W3C, they are published […]
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25 years ago the world changed forever

If you grew up thinking that the Web always existed since you were born, you may be right. If not, you may remember the very early days of the Web. Two years ago we celebrated  the invention of the Web on the anniversary of the March 1989 memo written by Tim Berners-Lee outlining his proposal for the World Wide […]
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Creating the future of Web and TV

The future of TV’s so bright, we gotta wear shades. Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend CES in Las Vegas and spent a lot of time being wowed by innovations in TV-related areas. There was the obvious headline-grabbing tech such as curved screens (the jury’s still out, it seems) and gorgeous OLED, […]
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Enabling new types of web user experiences

There appears to be lots of detailed discussion of how the web can be improved but little agreement on consolidated goals. This document is an opinionated attempt to discuss how interactive web pages could be experienced, articulating the well understood direction, mimicking native apps, but also pointing out two new directions that native apps have little chance to solve.
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