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HTML 5 Weekly

Issue 222 — January 13, 2016
You can perform feature detection using native CSS feature queries with the @supports rule, supported in Edge, Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

A document that brings together a collection of non-standard (and often vendor-prefixed) CSS properties and DOM APIs that browsers need to support for compatibility with the ‘de facto’ Web.

Safari 9.1 includes support for native CSS variables, improved image smoothing for HTML5 Canvas, and, on iOS, ‘fast-tap’ support (no 350ms wait) on well scaled mobile pages.

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An extensible and complete development environment for making 2D and 3D HTML5-based games.

18F, a digital services agency within the US government, has released a CSS style guide covering best practices and rules they apply for producing consistent, maintainable CSS code.

X-Tag is a Microsoft-backed open source library that wraps the Web Components APIs. “In other words, X-Tag is to Microsoft what Polymer is to Google”

The Register
This has been talked about for a while but Firefox 46 or 47 is likely to have support for specific -webkit prefixed CSS properties.

Anthony Dillon
Includes things like filters, CSS3 selectors, @supports, and performing calculations.

Smashing Magazine
A look at the uses for ‘variables’ in CSS (as when processed via Sass, PostCSS, and similar tools) and some best practices for them.


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