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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Test the Web Forward Tokyo!

On the first anniversary of Test the Web Forward, we were thrilled that our Tokyo event on June 7 & 8 was a tremendous success. This is further proof that the movement has caught on globally. Early on, we were amazed by the fact that registration filled up in just 12 hours and hoped that... Continue reading →

CSS Background Blend Modes are now available in Chrome Canary and WebKit Nightly

As part of the CSS Blending and Compositing specification, HTML background blending allows blending of images, gradients and background colors directly from CSS. Let’s say we have an html element with the following: #dummy_element { background: url('azure_by_kurokitsune777.png') no-repeat, blue; } We can now use CSS to blend the background layers of the element (the specified... Continue reading →

Together for a better Web – Adobe and Igalia

For the past two years, the Adobe Web Platform team proposed a number of features to the Web: Regions, Shapes, Custom Filters and lately, Blend Modes. Our team contributed to the implementation of these features in WebKit, Blink and Gecko, with steady help from the communities behind these browser engines.  Today, we are pleased to announce... Continue reading →

How to Make a Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup

Sometimes when you add two foods together, you get something exceptionally delicious. And sometimes when you add two CSS features together, you get something exceptionally useful. CSS Exclusions and Shapes will be one of those exceptionally useful combinations, particularly with new layout systems being designed like CSS Grid Layout. But while recipes can start from... Continue reading →

Upcoming: Test the Web Forward Tokyo

Its been almost one year since Adobe hosted the very first Test the Web Forward event! We’ll be celebrating its anniversary in Tokyo later this week, where we’ll be joining Google in hosting our sixth event.  In the past year, we’ve seen the movement grow with incredible enthusiasm and support from all over the world.... Continue reading →