New WebKit Features in Safari 15.4

Yesterday, Safari 15.4 got released, and it contains a ton of good stuff that we’ve seen land in the Technology Previews before. With over 70 additions to WebKit, Safari 15.4 is packed with new web technologies, updates, and fixes. We’ve assembled a huge release as part of our commitment to web developers, and the people …

alrra/browser-logos — A repository collecting high resolution web browser logos

If you’re looking for high resolution web browser logos to include in your presentations or imagery, alrra/browser-logos has them all. You may want these for a presentation, a blog post or for the site featuring your brand new awesome lightbox script (please no!). All logos are high resolution with transparent backgrounds. alrra/browser-logos Repo →alrra/browser-logos Logos …

Interop 2022

Interop 2022 is the successor to Compat 2021, an joint effort by browser vendors to work on browser compatibility. Interop 2022 is a public effort and benchmark around which browser vendors can collaborate to improve interoperability in areas believed to be important to web developers. It is composed of two parts: 15 focus areas on …

The Mystery of the Changing Favicon

Alvaro Montoro recently had a weird issue where the favicon shown in Firefox differed from that in other browers, even though it was the same favicon.ico file. It was puzzling: the favicon worked differently depending on the browser. Chrome and Safari showed the correct favicon (with the corporate logo) while Firefox showed a completely different …

Chrome 99: CSS Cascade Layers, a New Picker for Input Elements, and More

There are some exciting new things slated for Chrome version 99 — currently in beta and to become stable on March 1st. Standout features are the shipping of CSS Cascade Layers and the new showPicker() Method on HTMLInputElement Objects. On the Chrome Developers Blog, Una Kravets wrote a post that covers Cascade Layers in detail. …

Not all Evergreen Browsers can be Updated

Chris put together two posts. A first one by Jim Nielsen who couldn’t update Safari on his Mom’s iPad when a site broke due to the use of the Optional Chaining Operator; and a second one by Eric Bailey with some nuance on the Evergreen part of “Evergreen Browsers”. As Chris wrote: But even browsers …

Chrome is the new Safari. And so are Edge and Firefox.

Niels Leenheer also shares his views on the whole “all browsers on iOS are WebKit because Apple says it needs to be”-thing: Apple requires browsers to use WebKit. In fact, it must use the system-provided WebKit framework. Even though WebKit is open-source, you can’t modify or improve that version and use that in your app. …

Talking to the Competition and Markets Authority about Browser Choice on Apple’s iOS

I you want to get the summary about browser choice on iOS, Stuart Langridge has got you covered: Last week I sat down with the UK Competition and Markets Authority, the regulator, to talk about browser choice on Apple devices, and whether the claims that limiting choice is good for security and privacy actually hold …