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All Updates tagged: chrome55

New In Chrome 56

With Chrome 56, web apps can now communicate with nearby Bluetooth Low Energy devices using the Web Bluetooth API. CSS position: sticky; is back - making it easy to create elements that scroll normally until sticking to the top of the viewport. And HTML5 by Default is enabled for all users.

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New In Chrome 55

With Chrome 55, you can write promise-based code as if it were synchronous, using async and await. PointerEvents provide a unified way of handling all input events. And persistent storage graduates from it’s origin trial.

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Manage Hyphens with CSS

Chrome 55 implements the hyphens property to control when soft hyphens appear and how they behave.

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Pointing the Way Forward

Pointer events unify the pointer input model for the browser, bringing touch, pens, and mice together into a single set of events.

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API Deprecations and Removals in Chrome 55

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome to help you plan.

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Once Upon an Event Listener

Using {once: true}, available in Chrome 55, gives you an easy way to define "one and done" event listeners.

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Touch Action Options

Touch action is a simple way to define how a user can interact with an element.

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auxclick is Coming to Chrome 55

auxclick takes the place of the click event for non-primary mouse buttons, starting in Chrome 55.

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ResizeObserver: It’s Like document.onresize for Elements

ResizeObserver lets you know when an element has changed its size.

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Intervening against document.write()

Chrome is blocking some scripts that are added using document.write().

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Persistent Storage

With Chrome 52, we’re introducing the ability to make storage persistent. Storage for web applications is a complex topic, and persistence for data on the frequently - ephemeral web doubly so!

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