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A look at the W3C, IndexedDB, what % of users can use your site, and Google's mobile-friendliness tester.
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HTML 5 Weekly
Issue 165 — November 26, 2014
Powered by data from CanIUse, this page lets you choose the Web Platform features you want to use and shows what percentage of end users have browsers that should meet the criteria.

The New Yorker
A well written, high level piece about the history of HTML5 and the W3C and the work it does. A good overview for beginners and experienced developers alike.

Craig Shoemaker
IndexedDB is an in-browser document database supported by most recent browsers (but polyfills are available). This article presents an extensive introduction.

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Google is now showing a ‘Mobile Friendly’ notice alongside search results and this tool will let you see if your site makes the cut and, if not, why.

The Register
Matt Asay argues that much more of the ‘mongrel app experience is needed’ if we want the Web to survive.

The W3C is developing a program to let individuals affiliate with the W3C and they’re looking for the right name for it.

Michael Bleigh
Michael Bleigh shares some thoughts from the recent Chrome Developer Summit in Mountain View.

In October the W3C released an updated, comprehensive list of accessibility testing tools.


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