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Working on HTML5.1 (GDS Dev meetup 2016)

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Work on HTML5.1 is underway and the W3C wants to make it better for everyone. Find out about the future of HTML at the W3C, the plan to make it user friendly for developers and implementors, and what you can do to help make that happen.

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Working on HTML5.1 (GDS Dev meetup 2016)

  1. 1. Working on HTML5.1 GDS meetup 2016
  2. 2. W3C • Established in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee • 400+ international member organisations @LeonieWatson
  3. 3. Mission • Help the web reach its full potential • A web for everyone and everything @LeonieWatson
  4. 4. Process • Creates standards through consensus • Builds standards with interoperability @LeonieWatson
  5. 5. Patent policy • Ensures standards remain royalty free • Promotes innovation and implementation @LeonieWatson
  6. 6. Code of ethics • Promotes respectful collaboration • Encourages diversity and inclusion @LeonieWatson
  7. 7. HM Government at W3C • W3C member since 2014 @LeonieWatson
  8. 8. On the Advisory Committee (AC) • Each member organisation has an AC representative • James Stewart is AC rep for HM Gov @LeonieWatson
  9. 9. On the Technical Architecture Group (TAG) • The TAG advises W3C on principles of web architecture • Hadley Bemon represents HM Gov on the TAG @LeonieWatson
  10. 10. In Working Groups (WG) • HM Gov can join any W3C WG • Currently a member of the Web Authentication WG and Web Payments WG @LeonieWatson
  11. 11. Web Platform (WP WG) • Responsible for 30+ specifications • HTML, Web Components, UI Events, WebApps Manifest… @LeonieWatson
  12. 12. HTML plan • HTML5 released in 2014 • HTML5.1 expected in 2016 • HTML5.2 anticipated in 2017 @LeonieWatson
  13. 13. HTML goals • Make it easier for developers to use • Match it with reality • Fix issues @LeonieWatson
  14. 14. HTML workflow • Developed on Github (github.com/w3c/html) • Processed through Bikeshed (github.com/tabatkins/bikeshed) • Reviewed by HTML editorial team @LeonieWatson
  15. 15. Tracking HTML • On Twitter (@HTML_commits) • On Github (github.com/w3c/html/pulse/monthly) @LeonieWatson
  16. 16. Contributing to HTML • File and discuss issues (github.com/w3c/html/issues) • Fork, branch and propose solutions • Be acknowledged in the HTML specification @LeonieWatson
  17. 17. Incubating new ideas • Developed in the Web Incubator Community Group • Migrated to Web Platform WG when ready @LeonieWatson
  18. 18. Thank you Questions? @LeonieWatson

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