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The state of the Web, extending the Chrome DevTools, subtitling HTML5 video, and more.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 146 — July 16, 2014
An extensive report as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Web and the 20th anniversary of W3C. Lots to read here and tons of factoids for anyone interested in the cutting edge of the Web.

Telerik Developer Network
Chrome’s Developer Tools provide a powerful and rich environment for doing Web development work and debugging, but they can be extended significantly. Cody Lindley looks at some of the best extensions and what they do.

Rackspace  Sponsored
Why did cloud-based startups have such a hard time scaling “in the cloud?” The short answer: multi-tenancy. Multi-tenancy in clouds leads to inconsistency in performance behaviors, a noticeable increase in the complexity of the application and increased engineering spend to address that complexity. Click here to read more.


HTML5 Dev Conf

Smashing Magazine
A well presented introduction to the ideas behind the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) specification for Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA or WAI-ARIA) that includes building an accessible HTML widget.

Goodboy Digital
The Pixi renderer allows everyone to enjoy the power of hardware acceleration without prior knowledge of webGL. Get a feel for the API from this short usage example.

Google Webmaster Central
Google’s beginning to indicate to searchers when resulting pages are using technologies that may not work on their devices (such as Flash on iOS).

Dmitry Baranovskiy
A look at the power of using SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) to produce sophisticated visualizations and visual experiences on the Web.


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