Chrome 73 makes creating portable content easier with signed HTTP exchanges. Dynamically changing styles becomes way easier with constructable style sheets. And adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Mac, bringing support for PWAs to all desktop and mobile platforms, making it easy to create installable apps, delivered through the web. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 73!
An introduction to the new KV Storage API, built-in modules, and import maps.
The prefers-reduced-motion media query detects whether the user has requested that the system minimize the amount of animation or motion it uses.
Highlight nodes affected by a CSS property, Lighthouse v4, WebSocket binary message viewer, and more.
February wrap up which we look back what's been happening in Web Developer Ecosystem team.
Intersection Observer v2 adds the capability to not only observe intersections per se, but to also detect if the intersecting element was visible at the time of intersection.
Trusted Types is a new experimental API available in Chrome that helps prevent DOM-Based Cross-Site Scripting in your applications.
Priority Hints are coming to an Origin Trial near you! Try them out!
Shipping in Chrome 73, Constructable Stylesheets provide a seamless way to create and distribute styles to documents or shadow roots without worrying about FOUC.
A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 73 to help you plan.
Scrolling responsiveness is critical to the user's engagement with a website on mobile, yet
wheel event listeners often cause serious scrolling performance problems. Learn how we are helping users and developers to be fast by default.
Chrome 73 introduces the
String.prototype.matchAll() method. It behaves similarly to
match(), but offers a simple way to iterate over matches, especially when you need access to capture groups.
Adding 3D models to a website can be tricky for a variety of reasons including the hosting issues and the high bar of 3D programming. That's why we're introducing the
<model-viewer> web component to let you use 3D models declaratively.
Trusted Web Activities are a new way to integrate your web-app content such as your PWA with your Android app using a similar protocol to Chrome Custom Tabs.
A round up of the audio/video updates in Chrome 73: Hardware media keys support, HDCP policy check, Picture-in-Picture origin trials, and more.
Where should we implement logic and rendering in our applications? Should we use Server Side Rendering? What about Rehydration? Let's find some answers!
lit-html and LitElement are two new libraries for building fast, interoperable components. lit-html provides lightning-fast templating. LitElement is a lightweight base class for building Web Components with lit-html templates.
The RTCQuicTransport is a new web platform API that allows exchanging arbitrary data with remote peers using the QUIC protocol.
Instead of only surfacing generalized advice, Stack Packs will extend Lighthouse to include additional messages for specific tools.
Logpoints, detailed tooltips in Inspect Mode, and much more.
How do you integrate WebAssembly into this setup? In this article we are going to work this out with C/C++ and Emscripten as an example.
In version 72, Chrome ships User Activation v2 which makes user activation availability complete for all activation-gated APIs, resolving many user activation inconsistencies.
The Shape Detection API allows for faces, barcodes, and text to be detected in images.