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CSS is no longer versioned, but instead splitted into modules with Levels.

There is no CSS Level 4. Independent modules can reach level 4 or beyond, but CSS the language no longer has levels
WG Editor's Drafts

+Rachel Andrew article
We had CSS1, and CSS2. We even had CSS2.1 and we then moved onto CSS3 – or did we? This post is a quick explanation of how CSS is versioned today.
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+bitsofcode Systems fonts and its adoption

-apple-system (San Francisco) iOS Safari, macOS Safari, macOS Firefox
BlinkMacSystemFont (San Francisco) macOS Chrome
Segue UI Windows
Roboto Android, Chrome OS
Oxygen / Oxygen-Sans KDE
Fira Sans Firefox OS
Droid Sans Older versions of Android
Ubuntu Ubuntu
Cantrell GNOME
Helvetica Neue macOS versions < 10.11
Arial Any
sans-serif Any

+WordPress (similar +Medium, +GitHub, Ghost) approach:
font-family: -apple-system,
"Segoe UI",
"Helvetica Neue",

+Chris Coyier post
A few months ago, I wrote about how you can use system fonts in the browser using the built-in keywords that work with the font shorthand property (see Using System Fonts in the Browser). These keywords can be useful, but they also have some drawbacks, the main one being that
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Released First Public Working Draft of HTML 5.2

Editor’s Draft
single page version
expected changes
This specification defines the 5th major version, second minor revision of the core language of the World Wide Web: the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). In this version, new features continue to be introduced to help Web application authors, new elements continue to be introduced based on ...
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+WHATWG announced JavaScript Standard,
will upstream and standardize ECMAScript.
Sunsetting the JavaScript Standard. August 15th, 2016 by Mathias Bynens in WHATWG. Back in 2012, the WHATWG set out to document the differences between the ECMAScript 5.1 specification and the compatibility and interoperability requirements for ECMAScript implementations in web browsers.
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Flash removed from +Google Chrome

In September, Chrome 53 will begin to block Flash.
In December, Chrome 55 will make HTML5 the default.

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+CloudFlare TLS 1.3 cuts initial handshake in half
CloudFlare is turbocharging the encrypted internet The encrypted Internet is about to become a whole lot snappier. When it comes to browsing, we’ve been driving around in a beat-up car from the 90s for a while. Little does anyone know, we’re all about to trade in our station
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+Google Chrome HTTP considered as not secure,
approach beginning in Jan 2017, Chrome 56.

Google report
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+Google Chrome is removing Chrome apps (non-standard spec) and Chrome Web Store support, will be completely removed until early 2018.

Awaiting for W3C spec cross-platform support
* Packaging on the Web
* Web App Manifest
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Printable digital tattoo (on-skin device) "DuoSkin"
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Microsoft Edge best battery life
70% longer than +Google Chrome
43% longer than +Mozilla Firefox
17% longer than +Opera with Battery Saver

Microsoft fails. +Opera Developer (39.0.2248.0) with native ad blocker and power saver enabled is able to run 22% longer than Microsoft Edge (25.10586.0.0).

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Media Queries Level 4

Media Queries allow authors to test and query values or features of the user agent or display device, independent of the document being rend

Packaging on the Web

This document describes an approach for creating packages of files for use on the web. The approach is to package them using a new applicati

Web Navigation Transitions

Introduction. Web Navigation Transitions defines an interface and behaviour that allows animations to be performed when the user agent navig

CSS Generated Content for Paged Media Module

Books and other paged media often use special techniques to display information. Content may be moved to or generated for special areas of t

CSS Image Values and Replaced Content Module Level 3

This module contains the features of CSS level 3 relating to the type and replaced elements. It includes and extends the functionality of CS

HTML Standard

1.1 Where does this specification fit? This specification defines a big part of the Web platform, in lots of detail. Its place in the Web pl

Resource Hints

This specification defines preconnect and preload hints that the developer, or the server generating or delivering the resources, can use in

Pointer Events

Abstract. This document defines events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices like a mouse, pen, o

Service Workers

Abstract. This specification describes a method that enables applications to take advantage of persistent background processing, including h

Indexed Database API

Abstract. This document defines APIs for a database of records holding simple values and hierarchical objects. Each record consists of a key

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2

Abstract. This specification defines the features and syntax for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Version 2, a language for describing two-dim

CSS Display Module Level 3

This module describes how the CSS formatting box tree is generated from the document element tree and defines the display and box-suppress p

CSS Multi-column Layout Module

This specification describes multi-column layouts in CSS, a style sheet language for the web. Using functionality described in the specifica

HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc)

Abstract. This specification defines a longdesc attribute (based on the longdesc attribute of HTML 4) to link descriptions to images in HTML

CSS Will Change Module Level 1

Abstract. This document defines the will-change CSS property, which allows an author to inform the UA ahead of time of what kinds of changes

CSS Color Module Level 4

This is a public copy of the editors' draft. It is provided for discussion only and may change at any moment. Its publication here does not

CSSOM View Module

Abstract. The APIs introduced by this specification provide authors with a way to inspect and manipulate the visual view of a document. This

Safari on iOS 7 and HTML5: problems, changes and new APIs | Breaking the...

Apple has rolled out iOS 7 with iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C . As expected, Apple has published just 10% of the necessary information for web dev

CSS Generated Content Module Level 3

Obsoletion Notice. This specification is not being actively maintained, and should not be used as a guide for implementations. It may be rev

UI Events

Status of This Document. This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede th