Latest updates coming to the Credential Management API in Chrome 60. Also includes an update landed in Chrome 57.
Background tabs can have a dramatic negative effect on battery life. Chrome 57 brings new power saving changes to background tab behavior by throttling timers if a page is using too much CPU.
With Chrome 57, you can now use
display: grid for grid based layouts, use the media session API to customize the lock screen and notifications with information about the media being played, and more. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 57!
Finally! We can customize web media notifications (title, artist, album name, artwork) and respond to media related events such as seeking or track changing with the new Media Session API.
A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome to help you plan.
In Chrome, there are updates to the Payment Request API following the spec changes. Learn what they are and make changes to your own implementation.