- Web Sensor API: Raw and Uncut – Boris Smus writes “Sensors found in smartphones define the mobile experience … I’ve had to step away from the web as a development platform, in part because of the poor state of sensor APIs. In this post, I will describe some of the problems, take a look at sensor APIs on iOS and Android, and suggest a solution in the spirit of the extensible web manifesto.”
- Bringing APIs for experimental hardware/software to the Web (et seq) – interesting discussion on W3C webapps mailing list
- HTML5’s “Dirty Little Secret”: It’s Already Everywhere, Even In Mobile – “The dirty little secret of native [app] development is that huge swaths of the UIs we interact with every day are powered by Web technologies under the hood” says Tom Dale, who got a new camera for his birthday and is pretty damn pleased with it.
- Enabling Multiscreen Tracking With Google Analytics
- VP8 and H.264 to both become mandatory for WebRTC by Andreas Gal of Mozilla
- Style Invalidation in Blink – the gory details from Rune at Opera
- Google makes image recognition advance – “Scientists at Google have created artificial intelligence software that can describe the contents of photographs far more accurately than ever before.” Doesn’t mean you can get out of writing alt text, though!
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