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Announcing webplatform.adobe.com

Today we’re proud to announce the launch of a new team website: webplatform.adobe.com. The site provides a new view into the team’s wide range of projects. We lay out a welcome mat to draw visitors into each project, then lead them to more detailed information, like what we share in blog posts. Our mission is... Continue reading →

CSS Regions no longer available in Chrome 35

The latest stable version of Chrome (v. 35), released last week, removed support for CSS Regions. To accurately reflect this change, we updated the list of supported browsers and published a new set of results in the browser support matrix. For those of you who love the powerful responsive designs made possible by CSS Regions, you can... Continue reading →

background-blend-mode now available on Chrome

The Adobe web platform team has been working on the CSS Blending specification. On February 20, the spec progressed to the “release candidate” stage which signals that it is ready for implementation. At the same time, we’ve been implementing the CSS properties in Chrome, Firefox and WebKit. The first CSS property of this specification to... Continue reading →

Introducing the New Adobe Web Platform Showcase

Before Adobe’s Web Platform team begins work on a new web standard — whether it’s contributing to a specification or actually implementing a feature — we take some time to really understand the specific problems we’re trying to solve. Additionally, after a feature has been prototyped, we spend more time validating that it works the... Continue reading →

CSS Shapes in Last Call

The CSS Working Group published a Last Call Working Draft of CSS Shapes Module Level 1 yesterday. This specification describes how to assign an arbitrary shape such as a circle or polygon to a float and to have inline content wrap around the shape’s contour, rather than the boring old float rectangle. A Last Call draft... Continue reading →

Design next generation responsive designs for iOS7 with Edge Reflow CC and CSS Regions–A story of collaboration

Apple recently announced its official release of iOS 7 . This is a release packed with very significant changes, in particular a radical transition for the iOS user interface design and user experience. Part of the updates to iOS 7 is an upgrade of mobile Safari which comes with multiple new features. One of these... Continue reading →

CSS Regions: New working draft

On May 28th 2013, we published a new W3C working draft for CSS Regions, one of the features proposed by the Adobe Web Platform team. Here are the most important changes you should be aware of: Renamed the region-overflow property to region-fragment The old region-overflow property, which controlled the behaviour of the last region in... 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 →