Breaking news: HTML 5.0 and Canvas 2D specification’s definition is complete!

Today marks an important milestone for Web development, as the W3C announced the publication of the Candidate Recommendation (CR) version of the HTML 5.0 and Canvas 2D specifications. This means that the specifications are feature complete: no new features will be added to the final HTML 5.0 or the Canvas2D Recommendations. A small number of…

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W3Conf: Get up to Speed on the Modern Open Web Platform

Are you a Web developer, designer or just interested in the space? Well, if you are, you really don’t want to miss W3Conf. W3Conf is the W3C’s first ever 2-day conference for developers and designers, and is uniquely focused on cutting edge technologies that work today across browsers. It is being held in Redmond, Washington…


HTML5 Spec Hits Last Call Status

Late yesterday the W3C’s HTML Working Group announced that the HTML5 specification has reached Last Call status. Last Call is the point at which W3C thinks the group’s work has reached a point of reasonable stability. Last Call is also essentially a call for all communities to confirm the technical soundness of the specification, after…


HTML5 : Microsoft Participation in the W3C HTML Working Group

I’m Paul Cotton, Group Manager, Web Services Standards and Partners, in the Interoperability Strategy Team. I’m in charge of a team that works on web services standards and interoperability.  My team is involved in W3C, OASIS, WS-I, Apache and ISO/IEC JTC1 and cooperates with the vendor and user communities to advance interoperability of the WS-*…

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