Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

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October 27th, 2021

@lcasdev @firt Haha, yeah, it even goes through the Face ID flow, but then doesn’t download or install anything. Looks like it’s a bug indeed.

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👏 Safari Technology Preview 134 just dropped, closing the feature gap that exists for running Photoshop on the Web:

- Enabled FileSystemAccess and AccessHandle by default
- Implemented FileSystemSyncAccessHandle read() and write()…

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ChromiumDev 🥳 Workshops, lounges, office hours, oh my!

Save your spot at and learn new skills! Hear from industry experts from across the web community to discover, connect, & inspire.

Workshops ✨ →
Learning lounges ✨ →…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:57 PM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

@kilianvalkhof @patrickbrosset Thanks for filing these issues! Great feedback!

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ChromiumDev Picking colors 🎨 of any pixel on the screen with the EyeDropper API: by @patrickbrosset and @tomayac. The EyeDropper API enables authors to use a browser-supplied eyedropper in the construction of custom color pickers.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:17 PM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

hdv The Web Applications WG at W3C is working on a spec for Web App Manifests. @AaronGustafson wrote about some ways to enhance such manifests, including adding accessibility statements in stores 👉…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:11 PM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

firt Safari now has an entry in App Store.……

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:42 PM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

jensimmons With the release of macOS Monterey this week, read all about the web technology that’s shipping in WebKit along with Safari 15.…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:47 AM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

Firefox Nightly users can now activate @globalprivctrl Global Privacy Control settings by toggling `privacy.globalprivacycontrol.enabled` and `privacy.globalprivacycontrol.functionality.enabled` in about:config. 👏

via Twitter for iPhone

malchata didn’t have a metric page for TTFB, so I decided to fix that:

Big thanks to @philwalton, @yoavweiss, @brendankenny and @rick_viscomi for their spot-on technical feedback!

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:24 AM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

@bramus Since I went to look up the source of this screenshot I might as well save someone else the effort: System requirements for Photoshop on the web (beta):….

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@samthor @brianleroux Totally going to tell people the story this way from now on, but the truth is that this were just the Adobe-provided stock photos and the elephant looked bad when cropped to the hero image format of 3200x960, so I went with the islan

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@briankardell @slightlylate With virtual TPAC you get the best of both worlds: jet lag with 7am meetings and 11pm meetings on one day (plus your regular day work) paired with the same “are you there, folks are waiting for your preso?” anxiety. 🙃

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@TheRealPomax @BenDelarre @avindra @brianleroux Looking at your affiliation, Mozilla were asked and actively engaged in the conversation:… and… are just two examples of features that the app depends upon.

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Yes, Photoshop on the Web ( is launching initially as “Chromium-only”, but Adobe is working with other vendors so they implement the lacking Project Fugu 🐡 APIs and Wasm features the app depends upon. ⤵️…

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slightlylate Photoshop on the web is huge. But beyond that, what it signifies is a Big Freaking Deal.

When the web gains features to support high-end productivity, those same capabilities can be combined to unlock whole new classes of apps that suddenly don’t require heavyweight installs.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:49 AM, Oct 27th, 2021 via Echofon)

@jaffathecake @rauschma Came here to say this! Browsers could do a better job at surfacing alternative stylesheets for sure.

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@mhartington “Never miss a shared photo” implies they would send you a notification when a share happens. Since the Push API isn’t shipped (but apparently now implemented) in Safari, the app experience is arguably “better”. For the record, I don@jerem

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