To evolve the web and compete with native, we need a way to innovate and iterate faster — the Extensible Web principles, which have brought us Service Worker and Web Components. Project Houdini looks at how we can bring extensibility to CSS, too.
In early December 2014, we invited the team behind the fantastic WebRTC-powered appear.in video chat service for a 1-day workshop in Opera’s Oslo office, and, among other things, we came up with three cool appear.in extensions.
It’s important that the Blink engine be made more memory-efficient so it can run on the lower-specced devices that most of the world uses. Using our experience of our Presto rendering engine, Opera has been improving Blink’s performance.
Tomomi recently wrote about building a simple messaging service. We really liked the idea of being able to send and receive messages through a simple API, and decided to take it a step further: why not build on this API to allow people to send massages to each other.