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  1. Developer Tool : Add fine control on CSS Animations

    Chrome will bring a new feature on a future verssion : A little slider that allow to control, play or pause a CSS animation, and test it in any way we want. I'd love to see this on IE, please !

    4 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When debugging network calls, show the IP address of the response

      When debugging things on a remote server - especially redirects - it's really handy to know the source IP address of a response. Chrome's debugging tools show the remote address of a response. This makes it a heck of a lot easier to find where the response is actually coming from.

      17 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ajax caching working like other browsers

        Internet Explorer caches ajax responses too agressively. In the modern SPA world, everything is working through AJAX request, so it is more and more important, to not cache automatically all of the AJAX responses. Firefox and Chrome is working normal with AJAX responses, only IE caches too agressively.

        82 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • CSS resize property

          Method of allowing an element to be resized by the user, with options to limit to a given direction.
          http://caniuse.com/#feat=css-resize

          371 votes
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            6 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • text-decoration styling

            Add support for (at least some of) the new text decoration styling properties below:
            * text-decoration properties like text-decoration-color, style, line, skip etc.
            * text-underline-position
            * text-emphasis properties like text-emphasis-position, color, style etc.

            357 votes
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              5 comments  ·  CSS  ·  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 →
              • 356 votes
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                  13 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 58 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Graphics  ·  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  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • tab-size property

                      CSS3 tab-size is supported in all other browsers, and defines how many spaces the tab character should consist of.

                      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text/#propdef-tab-size

                      256 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve video event and seeking mechanisms

                        Some things are handled not correctly regarding the HTML5 video abilities:
                        - IE does not fire the resize event
                        - no waiting event on buffer underrun
                        - canplay and canplaythrough events are missing if you seek
                        - pause event is missing after the playback ends
                        - seeked event is fired without change of the image (in 86% of all cases)
                        - timeupdate is fired in waiting state

                        Please work on a more robust video API. A more elaborated description can be found at http://www.ronpub.com/publications/OJWT-v1i2n01_Hoernig.pdf

                        58 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Media  ·  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

                          286 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support the Encoding API

                            Namely TextEncoder and TextDecoder

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

                            162 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Close Dev Tools with Ctrl+W

                              For consistency please allow to close Dev Tools with Ctrl+W.

                              8 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Shadow DOM (unprefixed)

                                Enables DOM tree encapsulation. Without it, widgets may inadvertently break pages by using conflicting CSS selectors, class or id names, or JavaScript variables.

                                http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcomponents/raw-file/tip/spec/shadow/index.html

                                12,247 votes
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                                  107 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • RFC5861 - HTTP Cache-Control Extensions for Stale Content

                                  Directly from the RFC:

                                  The stale-while-revalidate HTTP Cache-Control extension allows a cache to immediately return a stale response while it revalidates it in the background, thereby hiding latency (both in the network and on the server) from clients.

                                  The stale-if-error HTTP Cache-Control extension allows a cache to return a stale response when an error -- e.g., a 500 Internal Server Error, a network segment, or DNS failure -- is encountered, rather than returning a "hard" error. This improves availability.

                                  http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5861

                                  Implementation in Chrome: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=348877
                                  Support in Fastly: http://www.fastly.com/blog/stale-while-revalidate/

                                  8 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support PNG, GIF & SVG cursors and other cursor enhancements

                                    Add support for more formats than just the CUR and ANI file formats in the CSS cursor property. PNG, SVG and GIF support would be good.

                                    Also, consider supporting the zoom-in/out and grab/grabbing properties, in addition to updating the browser-specific cursors like no-drop, all-scroll, col/row-resize, alias, cell, copy and context-menu cursors, as they look small/jagged, old and weird on my high DPI screen.

                                    254 votes
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                                      8 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable "macros" or tools to playback bug reproduction steps that can be saved, shared and perhaps even extended with custom code.

                                      Are you familiar with the popular POSTMAN Chrome extension? It's a super simple tool for defining and saving HTTP requests for playback. While that's nice in itself, what about taking things much further by allowing developers to create 'macros' or custom scripts to run in IE dev tools to help automate things like test cases, bug reproduction steps or more esoteric things like scripts to collect diagnostic information from (nontechnical) clients.
                                      It would be nice to have a super-simple way to create scripts to automate tasks *specific* to developer scenarios. (Without the overhead of custom browser extensions and such.)
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                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • UIEvents - Keyboard Query APIs

                                        Identify the physical key being pressed; Query key from layout.

                                        https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/d4e/raw-file/tip/source_respec.htm

                                        268 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Better memory management

                                          Improving memory management would prevent IE from blowing through all available graphic memory. Often, when using a high number of tabs (common in development), IE will overload the available graphics memory (never RAM), and elements will start disappearing from web pages or failing to load altogether.

                                          This needs to be tweaked so that it stops happening - it doesn't seem to be an issue for any other browser.

                                          255 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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