Lighthouse 2.8 Updates

New perf and SEO audits, perf as the first section in reports, and more.

Deprecations and removals in Chrome 65

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 65 to help you plan. In this version, a reminder about Symantec certificates, cross-origin downloads are blocked, and document.all is now read only.

Meltdown/Spectre

Implications for Web Developers and Chrome’s mitigations.

Chrome User Experience Report: New country dimension

Announcing the release of a new country dimension in the Chrome User Experience Report.

New in Chrome 64

Chrome 64 adds support for ResizeObservers, which will notify you when an element’s content rectangle has changed its size. Modules can now access to host specific metadata with import.metadata The pop-up blocker gets strong and plenty more. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 64!

Using DevTools Features Without Opening DevTools

Use Puppeteer to launch Chromium with DevTools features enabled.

CSS Paint API

Houdini’s CSS Paint API allows you to programmatically draw CSS images.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 65)

Local Overrides, accessibility tools, performance and SEO audits, and more.

Lighthouse 2.7 Updates

New SEO audits and manual accessibility audits, and updates to the WebP audit.

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 63)

Multi-client remote debugging, push notifications with custom data, and Workspaces 2.0.

More Updates

Disabling hardware noise suppression

Chrome 64 can experimentally disable hardware noise suppression when using the WebRTC echo canceller, to improve audio quality. Read more

An update on Better Ads

Yesterday, the Coalition for Better Ads announced the "Better Ads Experience Program." This Program provides guidelines for companies on how they can use the Better Ads Standards to help improve users' experience with ads on the web. Read more

Preloading modules

<link rel="modulepreload"> offers a way of declaratively loading JavaScript modules ahead of time. This article looks at how it works and why it's better for modules than <link rel="preload">. Read more

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