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  1. Support the `inert` attribute

    Trapping focus in modal dialogs or preventing focus in background layers in modern web applications is extremely difficult and error-prone. Developers either have to walk the DOM and disable every focusable control with tabindex="-1" and `aria-hidden="true"` on a parent element, or do some tricky JavaScript to maintain focus inside of an element. Many developers get this wrong or they don't do it at all, creating horribly inaccessible experiences for keyboard and screen reader users.

    The inert attribute currently being explored in the WICG solves this problem by providing a mechanism to disable entire subtrees in HTML. By setting `inert` on…

    241 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Spread operator for object literals

      This feature is currently Stage 3 and is implemented by Firefox stable, Chrome stable, Safari Preview, and Node stable.

      This is really useful for shallow cloning objects:

      let objClone = { ...obj };

      References:

      http://kangax.github.io/compat-table/esnext/

      https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Operators/Spread_operator#Spread_in_object_literals

      171 votes
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        0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • object-fit and object-position for all media elements

        Object-fit and object-position is defined for all visual media, not only for images, but also for video or canvas elements.

        73 votes
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          4 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Implement Web Share API

          Web Share API landed on Chrome for Android in version 61. It's a neat way of providing native sharing hooks to a web app.

          Example code: https://gist.github.com/bogas04/50eae983a9b478e172a22bb9fce9c77e
          API Spec: https://wicg.github.io/web-share/
          Explainer: https://github.com/WICG/web-share/blob/master/docs/explainer.md

          88 votes
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            1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support bidi isolation for elements with dir attributes, and for bdi

            This is a specific request for Edge to support bidi isolation per the HTML specification where the dir attribute and the bdi element are used. The wording in the request for dir=auto [1] is equally valid here.

            Support for isolation is really a fundamental requirement for languages using Arabic and Hebrew and other scripts such as Thaana, Syriac, N'Ko, etc. Note also that the Arabic script is the second most widely used script around the world after the Latin script, so this affects a lot of people. And the lack of isolation is not an edge-case problem (see worked examples…

            23 votes
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              1 comment  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add VTTCue and WebVTT support

              WebVTT: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/WebVTT_API
              VTTCue: https://w3c.github.io/webvtt/#the-vttcue-interface
              Supported by all other browser vendors in Chrome, FF, Safari.
              Also implement ::CUE pseudo-element to enable support in CVAA.
              Currently all player developers need to create their own subtitles/captions implementations due to browser having fragmented support in all of the above which makes supporting accessibility very hard and cumbersome.
              Having you support this will ensure better interoperability.
              Please consider migrating the solution to IE11 as well as you still have it on platforms which are widely supported and EOL is not near as it seems.

              Also opened as an issue in the platform tracker:
              https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/issues/14623778/

              32 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow developers to disable script from F12

                Useful for debugging and seeing what a no-JS or slow-JS experience might be like.

                167 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add console.hex() to be able to log binary data to the console

                  With binary data becoming more and more common in the browser, thanks to ArrayBuffers and TypedArrays and all the specifications that use them, we need to be able to properly log these data types to the console.

                  On the surface this is possible with console.log(), but is that is severely lacking when it comes to binary data. So I would like to propose the ability to log binary data in the classic hex dump format. Having a console.hex() command in the browser would certainly my my life of lot easier and probably a lot of others that work with binary…

                  13 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support custom user agent string

                    Allow changing the user agent string from outside the browser like other browsers have.
                    Such as creating profile or options arguments for custom the user agent string.

                    15 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • IndexedDB 2.0

                      Full IndexedDB version 2.0 support!

                      52 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Async Generators / Async Iterators

                        Async iterators and async generator functions(https://github.com/tc39/proposal-async-iteration) are now a stage-3 ECMAScript proposal, nearly finished. They make many styles of programming in JavaScript easier (https://ponyfoo.com/articles/javascript-asynchronous-iteration-proposal); in particular, they are important for WHATWG Streams (https://streams.spec.whatwg.org). As of 2017-10-22, async generators have already been implemented in Blink, Firefox, and WebKit.

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                          0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 67 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • ORTC/WebRTC: add VP8 RTP PictureID

                            Hello,
                            it seems that ORTC/WebRTC stack does not add VP8 RTP PictureID [1] which is needed by Switching Mixer Media Servers [2] to properly perform its rewriting when RTP flow switchings take place in order to avoid some issues in clients (eg: Chrome) that depend on it.

                            Could it be added as feature request?

                            Thanks in advance!!

                            Refs
                            [1] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7741#section-4.2
                            [2] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7667#section-3.6.2

                            33 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • support trickle ice

                              trickle ice support for webrtc

                              17 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Microsoft Edge does not support page linking in internal PDF viewer

                                Microsoft Edge does not support page linking in internal PDF viewer.

                                In Chrome and Firefox you can jump straight to a page with a URL Hashtag suffix.

                                For example, to jump straight to page 9 of this Microsoft PDF, adding "#page=9" will take you directly there in Chrome/Firefox.

                                http://abouttmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Dynamics-365-for-Financials-Capabilities-Guide-TMC-2016-11.pdf#page=9

                                However Microsoft Edge does not support this feature.

                                As a **developer**, I have pages coded to link to specific pages in PDFs that are up to 1,300 pages long... this is really frustrating for our end users.

                                28 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow copying computed CSS values

                                  Currently, I only have the option to right click and choose Copy from the menu, which copies the whole `property: value` pair. I would like to be able to copy just the value so that I don't have to delete the `property: ` part every time.

                                  With screenshots: https://twitter.com/anatudor/status/930696940525899776

                                  12 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • File API support for extensions

                                    One great addition to Edge extensions would be the ability to write files .

                                    There are of course security issues related to reading or writing files to the file system, but at some point, Edge will support the Downloads API (6 out of the 20 most popular Firefox extensions rely on this API). This API (chrome.downloads) allows to write a file to the Downloads folder out of an external URL. Why not then allow an extension to generate files limited to that folder ?

                                    That would allow saving videos (some streaming protocols need processing so the Downloads API is not…

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                                      321 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        working on it  ·  1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Implement CSS 'overscroll-behavior'

                                        Consider implementing the new CSS overscroll-behavior property.

                                        ## Specification
                                        This feature specification is being incubated in WICG:
                                        https://wicg.github.io/overscroll-behavior/

                                        Additional background on this feature may be found here:
                                        https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/769

                                        ## Summary
                                        CSS overscroll-behavior standardizes a supercharged version of "-ms-scroll-chaining". It allows developers to determine the browser's behavior once a scroller has reached its full extent.
                                        The unused delta can be propagated to the parent causing scroll chaining, create a glow/bounce effect without chaining, or just get consumed silently. In particular when used on viewport defining element, it controls if overscroll can be used for navigation actions such as pull-to-refresh or swipe…

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                                          0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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