Google is committed to advancing racial equity for Black communities. See how.
Chrome 84 is rolling out now! Users can start common tasks within your app with App Icon Shortcuts. The Web Animations API adds support for a slew of previously unsupported features. Wake Lock, and the Content Indexing API graduate from origin trial. There are new origin trials for Idle detection and SIMD. And there’s a whole bunch more. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 84!
How to use Custom Tabs with Android 11
Style editing for CSS-in-JS frameworks, Lighthouse 6.0, new JavaScript features, and more.
A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 84 to help you plan.

Chrome 83 is rolling out now! It adds support for trusted types, which help prevent cross site scripting vulnerabilities. Form elements get an important make-over. There’s a new way to detect memory leaks. And the native file system API starts a new origin trial with added functionality. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 83!
Chrome’s Heavy Ad Intervention will unload ads that exceed their allowance for CPU or network usage. Learn how to monitor these with the Reporting API and update your ads to avoid issues.
The new Issues tab, accessibility information in the Inspect Mode tooltip, and more.

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 83 to help you plan.
Chrome 81 is rolling out now! App icon badging graduates from it's origin trial. Hit testing for augmented reality is now available in the browser. Web NFC starts its origin trial. And I've got an update on the adjusted Chrome release schedule. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 81!
Do you find yourself running the same test over and over in the debugger, trying to figure out how the code got in a bad state? We have a tool for you! RR will record an execution trace, making it easy to step backwards, run backwards, see where variables changed their value or when a function was last called on an object.

More Updates

What's New In DevTools (Chrome 83)

Emulate color vision deficiencies, emulate locales, COOP and COEP debugging, and lots more. Read more

Deprecations and removals in Chrome 81

A round up of the deprecations and removals in Chrome 81 to help you plan. Read more

Adding notification permission data to the Chrome User Experience Report

Chrome 80 introduced quieter permission UI for notifications. To help site owners understand notification permission metrics, we’re adding this data to the Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX) in the 202001 dataset allowing site owners gain a better understanding of typical user notification permission responses for their sites and comparable sites in their category. Read more

Even more

See more from the archives and stay up to date with the latest updates by subscribing to our RSS feed.