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An intro to Service Workers, 90+ tiny Web tech code examples, HTML5 audio libraries
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 144 — July 2, 2014
Sam Dutton
A collection of about 90 tiny projects each providing a small, focused demonstration of a different front-end Web technology, such as HTML5 Canvas, the Battery Status API, the Page Visibility API, WebGL, WebSQL, etc.

Service Workers are ‘background’ scripts that act as client-side proxies for web pages giving you control over HTTP caching and requests, and in 15 minutes Google’s Jake Archibald presents a complete introduction. Mozilla’s Nikhil Marathe and Andrew Overholt share Firefox’s progress in implementing ServiceWorkers too.



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Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
An info-packed slidedeck.

A look at the idea of using the appcache to store a single, large HTML document that’s then ‘updated’ using Ajax requests.

Vladimir Vukićević
Mozilla is adding early native support for virtual reality devices to experimental builds of Firefox, so Web developers can start experimenting with adding VR interactivity to sites and content.

The Paciello Group
A practical guide to creating a simple Web Component from scratch.


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