There are some very interesting technologies that are now available in Chrome. In this post I will try to cover some of them.
We know that Google started the Chrome project on the three ideas of speed, simplicity, and security. It’s still focusing on these important aspects while keep moving forward (fast) on implementation of many other HTML5 features. You can find Chrome on mobile, desktop, Chromebook and Chromecast. Let’s see what are the new, improved features we got these days as developers in Chrome platform:
Focus areas Chrome is moving forward
Mobile and Open Web Platform
We’re investing a lot of time to make sure mobile web experiences improve and that they are easier to develop!
- Build amazing mobile web apps
- WebGL, Web Audio, WebRTC, Web Speech and many more APIs that give you ‘native’ capabilities inside your browser.
- Device Motion
- WebRTC code lab (link) to check the new world of media (video/audio) in Chrome without plugins.
Chrome Apps – Build installed, native apps using web technologies
A short list of examples:
Shells: VMWare, Citrix, SSH, RDP or VNC clients.
Music and video streaming.
Photo video and music editing.
If you like to dive into the new world of Chrome Apps try this lab.
Chrome DevTools – Your IDE inside Chrome
Quickly iterate styles, debug problems, investigate performance
Evolving quickly, jump on Canary for latest and greatest features. Click on ‘?’ and work like a real pro with all the keyboard short-cuts.
This is an area that is near and dear to our heart.
Some cool new features:
- Yes! It’s 2014 and we now have OOP in web development. Encapsulation, code-reuse and many more powerful aspects.
As of last month (no 1st of april joke here) there are 43 elements and counting!
Chromestatus.com – It was built with Polymer and you can keep yourself updated with all the rapid changes in the platform.
Check the water with this cool Polymer code lab.
- You will be able to hack project like my DartInsta in less then an hour.
More than 400 community packages in pub.dartlang.org
All you wish to know is under the roof of dartlang.org
Chrome team is passion on these 3 main Pillars : Network, Compute, Render.
Start Here : #perfmatters on HTML5 Rocks
Great #perfmatters community on G+ and Twitter.
For more updates and new you can checkout ido-green.appspot.com under ‘Chrome News’ or register to http://www.html5rocks.com feeds.
Enjoy and built something wonderful or addicted.