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js13kGames starts today, fingerprinting with Canvas, CSS columns tutorial, new Referrer Policy spec, and more.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 150 — August 13, 2014
Starting within the past few hours, the popular js13kGames contest gives you a month to create an HTML5 and JavaScript based game in one month. The theme? The Elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire.

Due to the different ways in which different browsers and operating systems handle image rendering, it’s possible to detect things about users’ browsers using HTML5 Canvas alone.

CSS Tricks
With CSS columns you can create a print-inspired layout with little added markup that can adapt beyond a fixed canvas.

Frontend Masters  Sponsored
Explore web fonts, responsive type and how to use web fonts in a performant, usable and consistent across browsers way.

Join RWD typography expert Jason Pamental Aug 29th and come away with loads of concrete skills to make your sites work beautifully on every device and platform.

Frontend Masters

The HTML Working Group has published a Candidate Recommendation of the HTML5 Image Description Extension, which defines the ‘longdesc’ attribute that enables web authors to provide longer textual descriptions for complex images.

Taking place in Santa Clara, CA on October 29, numerous Web luminaries (including Tim Berners-Lee and Vint Cerf) will come together to discuss the future of the Web, and you can register to join them.

A proposed spec for allowing document creators to specify a referrer policy for ongoing requests made from links on their pages.


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