- Mozilla add HTML5 DRM, sadly but inevitably – The most sensible and measured response to Mozilla’s DRM announcement I’ve read, by Stuart Langridge, whose Open Source credentials are unquestionable.
- On the security problems of EME (DRM in browsers) by Sergey Konstantinov (@blogovodoved). Sergey is a Yandex rep on TAG but this isn’t a formal TAG document.
- Service Worker – first draft published by Jank Architect. If I could snog an article this week, it’d be this one…
- …and this one: An Introduction to IndexedDB by @webinista – so epically good, even I can understand it.
- I’d slow dance and smooch with Figuring Out Responsive Images by Chris Coyier, too.
- A <picture> perfect problem – “Been using <picture> polyfill for the first time. It’s good, but needs to be used wisely. Here are some thoughts” thinks Matt Wilcox
- Don’t Wait on Responsive Images – “The tools are there now. Let’s use them” by Tim Kadlec
- How fast is PDF.js? – MozHacks article about Opera and Mozilla collaborating to make PDF.js faster. It’s good fun collaborating with Google et al on Blink, Moz on PDF.js and contributing to WebKit too.
- HTML as Custom Elements “Custom Elements is a bedrock API. We should be able to build all HTML elements with it.” (Should we? Why?)
- Web Components: How should I name my element? (answer isn’t “Malcom or Fatima”, sadly.)
- The Designer’s Guide to Working with SVG – Pt 1
- A Complete Guide to Flexbox – Chris Coyier
- RFC 7258: Pervasive Monitoring Is an Attack – “IETF puts a stake in the ground on pervasive monitoring. This is a big deal” (Tim Bray)
- Developers of Earth, Your attention please. Brian Kardell appeals for action in getting more developers on the W3C Advisory Committee
- Using WAI-ARIA in HTML (Editors draft)
- No more JS frameworks – “we need to build a future where we don’t need to learn the latest model of the newest framework, instead we just work directly with the platform”
- CSS Shapes Polyfill – by Adobe
- Chromium: No keyboard accessibility for the html5 video player – good to see this bug getting some investigation
navigator.hardwareConcurrencyis being implemented in Blink and WebKit. Polyfill.
- Which companies do most to protect your data from government requests? – Electronic Frontier Federation.
- “Two Sentences About Getting Older and Working on the Web – we all feel like this from time-to-time. (Don’t we?)
- 250 Buzzwords We Love To Hate by Carl Smith
If you use Opera, we’d really appreciate if you could answer a few questions about how you use tabs.
Sexy video of the week
Browser performance panel at Codemotion.it – Microsoft, Mozilla & “I’m Bruce from Opera, and my browser’s the fastest”.