Chrome 86 Released, Enables File System Access API

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Chrome 86 was released on 12th October, 2020.

Major web platform updates in this version include :

  • File System Access API is enabled. Browsers can use this API to read and write files from the user's device.
  • :focus-visible CSS pseudo-class is implemented. This is helpful in styling focus in a more better way.
  • Altitude and Azimuth angles have been added to PointerEvents. This is hepful in determining the inclination of a stylus.
  • ::marker CSS pseudo-element is implemented. This can be used to change bullet styling for ul / ol elements.
  • preservesPitch property for HTML audio / video is implemented. This property can be used to determine whether the pitch of an audio or video element should be preserved when adjusting the playback rate.
  • And more.

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October 19, 2020


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