Web of Services

W3C Invites Implementations of the Vehicle Information Service Specification

The Automotive Working Group invites implementations of the Vehicle Information Service Specification Candidate Recommendation. This specification defines a WebSocket based API for a Vehicle Information Service (VIS) to enable client applications to get, set, subscribe and unsubscribe to vehicle signals and data attributes. The purpose of the specification is to promote a Server API that …

First Public Working Draft: Personalization Semantics Content Module 1.0

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Personalization Semantics Content Module 1.0. This document provides a vocabulary of terms that can be used to enhance web content with information about controls, symbols, and user interface elements. User agents use these semantics to augment or adapt content …

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 final Working Draft

A final Working Draft of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 has been published for wide review before a planned advance to Candidate Recommendation in January 2018. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, which extends Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible to people with …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Patent Advisory Group Recommends Continuing Work on Web Payments Specifications

The second Web Payments Working Group Patent Advisory Group (PAG), launched in November 2017, has published a report recommending that W3C continue work on the Web Payments Specifications. W3C launches a PAG to resolve issues in the event a patent has been disclosed that may be essential, but is not available under the W3C Royalty-Free …