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From Fugu With Love: New Capabilities for the Web

  • Thomas Steiner
  • Pete LePage
  • Thomas Nattestad
  • Rory McClelland‎
  • Alex Russell
  • Dominick Ng
Companion Proceedings of the Web Conference 2020 (WWW ’20 Companion), April 20–24, 2020, Taipei, Taiwan., ACM, New York, NY, USA


With this demo, we will show at the example of a greeting card web application how new and upcoming browser capabilities can progressively enhance this application so that it remains useful on all modern browsers, but delivers an advanced experience on browsers that support new web capabilities like native file system access, system clipboard access, contacts retrieval, periodic background sync, screen wake lock, web sharing features, and many more.

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