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W3C's new public group, HTML5 prefetching, 64 bit Chrome on OS X, HTML5 dev in Flash CC, and more.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 149 — August 6, 2014
Luis Vieira
‘Prefetching’ is the loading of a file/asset before it’s needed to improve the user’s experience. Luis looks at Chrome’s prediction features, DNS prefetching, link prefetching, and more.

OMG Chrome
64 bit releases for Windows have been out for a while but now OS X gets the same treatment promising extra performance.

One of the latest updates of Flash CC includes support for a new HTML5 Canvas document type that lets you produce HTML5 content directly from Flash without the need of external plug-ins.

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A new group that aspires to provide non W3C members with simple mechanisms to provide feedback to the Consortium on Web standards, the evolution of the Web, etc. Anyone can join.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update includes hundreds of Internet Explorer 11 enhancements to improve compatibility with the mobile web. An interesting side effect is the user agent string now includes text for sites scanning for iOS and Android devices.

Joe Sullivan
A fun look at bringing together JavaScript with the Web Audio API to detect the beat within a piece of music.

Modern Web
Trevan Hetzel breaks down 5 UI interactions typically built with JavaScript, implemented only with CSS.


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