The developer's guide to new exciting web technologies

Recently, Rich Clark, my fellow HTML5 Doctor, took you on a short tour of HTML5 APIs and, before signing off, pointed you towards a bewildering page called The Web platform: Browser technologies containing two long columns of small text saying scary things like "window.crypto.getRandomValues" and "DOM mutation observers".

Don't worry, we're not going to look at all of those: some are so far from being finalised that it'll be a while before we see them in browsers. But some are already in browsers near you, or coming soon. People will call them "HTML5". They're not. But they are NEWT (New Exciting Web Technologies) that you should be keeping half an eye on.

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