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  1. Support Screen Capture per W3C Specification

    The Screen Capture (or screen share) specification [1] allows websites to obtain a MediaStream of the user's screen, given permission from the user.

    Firefox has implemented the feature per specification (no longer requiring a whitelist [2]), while Chrome only allows the feature when initiated from an extension.

    [1] Specification: https://www.w3.org/TR/screen-capture/

    [2] Firefox re:whitelisting: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Screensharing

    55 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        9 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Implement HTMLLinkElement#relList and HTMLLinkElement#relList.supports

        In order to feature detect resource hinting rels like prefetch, preload, and dns-prefetch, please implement relList and relList.supports as added to the dom spec in https://github.com/whatwg/dom/pull/123 . relList.supports is implemented in current Firefox and Chrome browsers. It is not yet implemented in Safari, but the resource hinting is also not implemented, so feature testing for that is a true negative. However, Edge supports resource hinting, but feature testing is a false negative, which means developers have to resort to User Agent inference or forgo resource hinting, resulting in a slower experience for users.

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          0 comments  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support dataset and data attributes on SVG elements

          Support for dataset and data attributes are included in SVG 2.

          It is currently supported by Firefox 51+, Chrome 54+, old Android Browser and Safari 5.1+. (source: http://caniuse.com/#feat=dataset)

          27 votes
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            working on it  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Don't treat ms-browser-extension:// as mixed content

            If an extension wants to inject its own UI into an iframe on a https page, it should not be blocked with the error message "SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by ms-browser-extension://..."

            24 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Extension background page should be debuggable

              The background page of an extension should be debuggable, or there should at least be a way to see the unhandled JavaScript exceptions thrown and console.log calls by the background page.

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                0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 25 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support SVG 2 paint-order property

                  The SVG 2 paint-order property allows authors to control the order in which stroke, markers, and fill are painted for each shape, or for text. This can be used to create outlines that do not obscure fine details of shapes or text. It can also be used to create more subtle line markers that do not obscure the line itself.

                  The basic fill/stroke/markers options, as defined in the current draft of the specification, are already supported in Firefox, Chromium, and Webkit. They are therefore unlikely to change, although additional options may be added by future specifications.

                  http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG2/painting.html#PaintOrder

                  45 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      6 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Remove whatever the character limit is on Console.log

                      The arbitrary limit on the length of characters that can be sent to console in a single statement seems to have persisted from IE.

                      Remove it. Just because long logs isn't best practice doesn't mean a limit should be enforced. It simple makes Edge unusable for debugging those apps.

                      27 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Auto Update Older IE Versions

                        Force older versions of Internet Explorer to automatically update.

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                          62 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          On December 15th of 2011 Microsoft made a big change that largely goes unnoticed by the vast majority of users; updates to Internet Explorer began to happen automatically.

                          Today, Microsoft continues to install the latest updates for Internet Explorer supported by the user’s operating system without getting in the way. With Internet Explorer 10 we also added a UI control to the “About Internet Explorer” window which gave the end-user easier control over this process.

                          Understandably there are some situations in which auto-updates are not desired. For instance, enterprise customers may (and do) choose to opt-out of these updates due to a reliance upon older versions of Internet Explorer internally.

                          Tasked with supporting legacy applications, while also supporting the advancing web, the Internet Explorer team developed Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11. This feature is designed to grant the user all of the security and speed of a modern browser,…

                        • 5,051 votes
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                            39 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • console.table

                            It provides a way to display an array or an object as a table in Console.

                            https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Console.table

                            165 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • W3C Manifest support

                              Add support for the new W3C manifest specification for pinned apps as well as for Windows store applications.

                              The spec allows for vendor extensions which can be used for things missing in the Level 1 of the spec. A lot of things have already been planned for Level 2 so it would be great if the MS team could participate in the discussions

                              733 votes
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                                5 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • F12 Support for web browser and web view controls

                                Currently there are no production tools to debug web browser (.NET) or web view (Store App) applications. It is nightmare to identify JavaScript memory leaks and sometimes hang and crash as well. Ability to troubleshoot them (post mortem analysis) would go long way.

                                19 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Debug for Edge on mobile/Xbox/RaspberryPi

                                  Just like it happens for OSX/iOS, where attaching a device via USB or connecting via wifi allows to use desktop safari to inspect mobile safari and webviews on the mobile. All other browsers support this but Edge.

                                  I know weinre was recently adapted to be usable on Edge mobile too but it's hardly a complete solution for serious development, lacking support for breakpoints, CSS pseudo-element.

                                  Not to mention that I did encounter really strange behaviors of the DOM inspection panel based on when the weinre resources are loaded during JavaScript execution, something that is not acceptable to develop modern SPA…

                                  587 votes
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                                    9 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Change development cycle for frequent updates

                                    IE falling behind before it was released. All major browsers has release cycles less than IE has between announcement and release.
                                    Also, old version do not get updates.
                                    Drop version from name and start actively supporting IE.

                                    372 votes
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                                      6 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make the Escape key open the console when using the F12 tools

                                      This keyboard shortcut just seems to make sense to me and matches what Chrome and Firefox do. CTRL+` doesn't feel as obvious.

                                      36 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support the Encoding API

                                        Namely TextEncoder and TextDecoder

                                        Spec: https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org

                                        159 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • indexedDB explorer in dev-tools

                                          It would be nice to see the indexedDB database in dev-tools.
                                          Think about:
                                          * Version
                                          * ObjectStores
                                          * Data in objectstores
                                          * Indexes for objectstores

                                          270 votes
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                                            4 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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