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Join us in making the web better!

Our team is working on expanding the edges of the web to provide features that web technology creators need. But we need help! Join us as we provide these new features so that web creators can take advantage of them to create beautiful content for the web. (And that is Max Vujovic from our team... Continue reading →

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Making of The Graphical Web

The Quest for the Graphical Web is an experimental interactive presentation that tells a brief story of how the web is improving visually. The presentation itself is built with the same features described in the story: CSS, Canvas, SVG, WebGL, Custom Filters and more. You can now watch the “making of” video of The Quest... Continue reading →

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Webplatform.org DocSprint!

On 3rd November, we held the first ever Web Platform DocSprint at Adobe in San Francisco. It was a joint effort by Adobe, the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, and Google. We had a great and very productive day resulting in 34 brand new contributors to the effort. We made over 800 changes to the... Continue reading →

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Q: What’s one of the biggest things missing from the web?

A: Documentation. Or at least it was. Today, Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia, Opera, and the W3C are announcing Web Platform Docs (WPD) on webplatform.org. The goal of WPD is to become the most comprehensive and authoritative resource for web technologies on the planet. And since we want everyone to contribute, WPD... Continue reading →

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Test The Web Forward coming to Beijing and Paris

Adobe, in partnership with multiple organizations and individuals, is organizing two Test The Web Forward hackathons in Beijing (October 20-21) and Paris (October 26-27). The goal of these events is to bring the web community together to create test cases in order to improve the quality of the web – Like the slogan says “Better... Continue reading →

Notes from the August 2012 CSS Working Group San Diego Meeting

The W3C CSS Working Group met in San Diego on August 13-15. Vincent Hardy, Steve Zilles and myself were representing Adobe. Quite a lot was accomplished in three short days. The full meeting notes will be available soon from the CSS WG Blog. There is always a flurry of activity in the working group in... Continue reading →

CSS Exclusions and Shape Intersection

CSS Exclusions promises to open up a new class of magazine-style layouts for the web. As you might imagine, the feature also brings with it a bunch of compelling engineering challenges. One example is efficiently computing the intersection of the horizontal boxes that represent inline content with the inside or outside of polygonal exclusion shapes.... Continue reading →