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NOTE: This document is no longer maintained because the Web Applications Working Group was closed in October 2015 and its deliverables transferred to the Web Platform Working Group (WPWG). The WPWG has its own version of Newbie.

This document includes some information for new members ("Newbies") of the Web Applications Working Group, typically just called WebApps.

Members of the WG, especially new members are encouraged to help maintain this document.

Welcome to WebApps

The Working Group's home page is: http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/

The group's Work Mode is described in the WorkMode wiki and it includes information about how the WG operates, including links to the WG's various resources.

Please note in particular these sections of the Work Mode wiki:

1. Group Participation and Communication

2. Meetings? What Meeting?

3. The Technical Reports Process. (What is an Editor's Draft)?

4. Editor Policy: Write First and Review Later

5. Consensus and Call for Consensus (CfC)

6. Mail List Policies: Usage and Etiquette and Off-topic Discussion Policy

Specifications in Progress

A list of the group's specifications, including the publication status of each spec, can be found in the group's PubStatus wiki: http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/PubStatus

New WG Member Introductions

Although it isn't required, new WG members are encouraged to send a short introductory e-mail to the WG's Public mail list (public-webapps@w3.org) or the group's Member-only list (member-webapps@w3.org). The introduction should include your area(s) of interest.

Questions, Comments, Issues, etc.?

Please contact the group's Chairs (using the team-webapps@w3.org list) - at any time - if you have any questions, issues, concerns, etc. about WebApps.