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Firefox Developer Edition, obsolete features in HTML5, CSS units, and TPAC 2014 highlights.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 163 — November 12, 2014
Mozilla Hacks
Mozilla has unveiled Firefox Developer Edition, essentially a new release channel that replaces the pre-beta Aurora channel. The goal is to get the latest dev tools into the hands of developers more quickly.

The latest IE in the latest Windows 10 preview build includes a variety of new Web platform features (such as Gamepad API, Content Security Policy, and ES6 features) and a new ‘living’ Edge document mode.

HTML5 had a long history before reaching Recommended status. Aurelio De Rosa looks at some HTML features now considered obsolete in HTML5.

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TPAC is W3C’s annual meeting and nearly 550 people attended its sessions. The HTML5 Recommendation was also announced there. Videos from the event are beginning to appear on Vimeo too.

HTML5 Rocks
Paul Kinlan looks at how Chrome for Android provides functionality to make installable webapps practical on Android devices.

Including rem, vh, vw, vmin, vmax, ex, and ch. All (except sometimes vmax) are now supported in the current major browsers.

Laurent Jouanneau
Useful to do functional tests, page automation, network monitoring, screen capture, etc.


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