Web Design and Applications

Call for Review: CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI) is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

The CSS Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI). This specification describes user interface related properties and values that are proposed for CSS level 3 to style HTML and XML (including XHTML). It includes and extends user interface related features from the properties and values …

WAI-ARIA 1.1, Core-AAM 1.1, DPub-ARIA 1.0, and DPub-AAM 1.0 are W3C Recommendations

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)Working Group has published Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1, Core Accessibility API Mappings 1.1, Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0, and Digital Publishing Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 as W3C Recommendations. WAI-ARIA provides an ontology of roles, states, and properties that define accessible user interface elements and can be used to …

Roadmap of Web Applications on Mobile

W3C has published a Roadmap of Web Applications on Mobile, an overview of the various technologies developed in W3C that increase the capabilities of Web applications, and how they apply more specifically to the mobile context. Sponsored by Beihang University, this edition is a redesign of the Standards for Web Applications on Mobile: current state …

First Public Working Drafts: Web Publications, Packaged Web Publications, and Web Annotation Extensions for Web Publications

The W3C Publishing Working Group has published three First Public Working Drafts today. The Web Publications defines a collection of information that describes the structure of Web Publications such that user agents can provide user experiences well-suited to reading publications, such as sequential navigation and offline reading. This information set includes the default reading order, …

Call for Review: ODRL is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

The Permissions & Obligations Expression Working Group has just published a Proposed Recommendation for two documents, namely: ODRL Information Model 2.2 — The Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL) is a policy expression language that provides a flexible and interoperable information model, vocabulary, and encoding mechanisms for representing statements about the usage of content and services. …

Upcoming Workshop: Web5G: Aligning evolutions of network and Web technologies

W3C announced today Web5G: Aligning evolutions of network and Web technologies Workshop, May 10-11 2018, in London, UK. The event is hosted by GSMA. The primary goal of the workshop is to bring together telecommunications operators, network equipment providers, content delivery networks, browser vendors, and application developers to evaluate and prepare for the impact of …

Call for Review: WOFF File Format 2.0 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

The WebFonts Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of WOFF File Format 2.0. Based on experience with WOFF 1.0, which is widely deployed, this specification was developed to provide improved compression and thus lower use of network bandwidth, while still allowing fast decompression even on mobile devices. This is achieved by combining a content-aware …

ActivityPub is now a W3C Recommendation

The Social Web Working Group has published ActivityPub as a W3C Recommendation. ActivityPub is a decentralized social networking protocol based upon the ActivityStreams 2.0 data format. It provides a client to server API for creating, updating and deleting content, as well as a federated server to server API for delivering notifications and content. ActivityPub is …