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Major boost in HTML5 support in iOS 8, HTML5 PR published, Screen Orientation API, and more.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 155 — September 17, 2014
An in-depth look and technical breakdown of Apple’s latest iOS 8 release by its Web capabilities. What’s new since Safari 7? CSS Shapes, background-blend-mode, the Navigation Timing API, IndexedDB, animated PNGs, SPDY support, WebGL, and even more.

HTML5 Rocks
The ‘picture’ element is now available in Chrome 38 and higher and, as Pearl Chen demonstrates, offers a declarative approach towards image resource loading that no longer requires CSS or JavaScript hacks to get responsive designs right.

We mentioned the change of state of the spec last week, but yesterday was the day it became official.

Frontend Masters  Sponsored
Brian Holt, front-end developer at Reddit, builds a web app and discusses the strengths of each of the four popular JavaScript frameworks: Ember, Angular, Backbone and React to help you understand which one is best suited to you and your next big project.

Watch a free video on the internal mechanics of the frameworks.

Frontend Masters

Sébastien Molines
A fun look, complete with examples, of using the Web Audio API to generate horn, organ, and siren noises using createPeriodicWave.

The Screen Orientation API ‘provides the ability to read the screen orientation state, to be informed when this state changes, and to be able to lock the screen orientation to a specific state.’


In brief

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