In Product Design, we sprinkle a touch of “delight” on key moments—colorful illustrations in our onboarding, confetti for major milestone reached. In reality, it’s the mundane, everyday interactions that need our attention most. Like, say, a checkbox.
So what happens when Chromium is the only browser engine?
In one future Chromium-only world, governance of the Web shifts completely away from Open Standards, and the Web becomes more like Linux… governed by Open Source practices.
A slightly different future would be one where Chromium still draws on the Web standards process for broad review and community participation, but… the implementers are effectively in charge.
Either way, governance of the Web’s evolution is either in the hands of an Open Source project, or completely dominated by one. And that project is notably light on many of the aspects listed above as underpinning legitimacy.
I started with a concept I used for a previous version of andyet.com that utilized fixed positioning and z-index to create layered scrolling artwork. This time around I wanted to explore the idea of layers obscuring and revealing things to create different illusions and to experiment with scroll speeds.
SVGs can do a lot of incredible things, and we’ve just gone over how to enhance images, as well as other graphical elements, with SVG filters. We also demonstrated the 17 primitives available with SVG filters. Distortion, color manipulation, blurring, color inversion — you name it, you can achieve these effects with a few key strokes!
Today Microsoft will stop providing tech support and security updates for Internet Explorer 11 in some contexts. This doesn’t mean that the copy of IE11 on your client’s computer will suddenly uninstall itself. It marks an important milestone in the demise of Internet Explorer, but not the true end of its life.
For the first time ever, all major browser vendors, and other stakeholders, have come together to solve the top browsers compatibility issues identified by web developers. Interop 2022 will improve the experience of developing for the web in 15 key areas. In this talk, you’ll find out how we got here, what the project focuses on, how success will be measured, and how you can track progress.