What’s New with Chrome and the Web (Google I/O’19)
Average Page transfers 800KB of images.
Lazy Loading on chrome
Add the loading attribute to lazy load the images.
Speed Report in the Google Search Consoles
Prevents flashing from specific content when it transitions from one state to the other.
@11:16 (Portals) — iFrames that you can navigate to. Basically it allows a seamless transition back and forth between iFrames. Pretty cool, be sure to check it out! Chrome Canary behind flags)
@15:09 (Web Packaging) — They announced it last year at I/O 2018
Basically your website gets packaged into one file that gives the browser the capability to preload the pages.
@18:00 (Web Perception Toolkit and Shape Detection API (Barcode, Text Detection, and more))
@23:00 (Web Sharing API). Basically allows you to bring the Android’s Share Screen capabilities to your PWA
@26:10 (Proxx) — Mine Sweeper a la 2019… Looks sick! It also works on feature phones!!!
@27:40 (Duplex on the web) — Uses AI to assist you by filling/navigating (with your consent) the forms in a website. You can visit search console to add a test account so Duplex can analyze your site’s flow.
@32:04 Upcoming capabilities for Chrome:
– Native File System Access
– Unlimited Quota
– Contacts Picker
– MIME-type Handlers
– SMS-based Authentication
@32:30 They Start talking about Security. Recapping of previous features from chrome, such as: Site Isolation, HTTPS by Default
@34:28 How users are tracked on the web
@35:25 — First Party cookies by default. This prevents cookies from getting shared by third-parties. You will need to implicitly say a same-site: none setting for the cookie. (Can be tested on Canary behind flags)
@36:45: Chrome will block fingerprinting.
@37:40 WebAuthn. Brings native 2FA to the web!
@39:10 Web.dev a site that teaches you how to build in the modern web.