HTTP 203
Changing web standards - HTTP 203

Changing web standards - HTTP 203


Something a bit different for HTTP 203: Jake & Surma make a change to a web standard. Includes how to read specs, and how to write web platform tests.

01:37 There's a problem with IndexedDB. 07:07 How do we start adding a feature to the web? 08:24 How to find the right spec. 10:15 The structure of a web spec. 13:26 Proposing a new feature. 16:29 THE WORK BEGINS. 16:55 Test-driven standards development. 37:54 Changing the spec. 55:07 Revisiting the tests. 58:15 Opening PRs.

Links: Jake's IDB library The IndexedDB spec The spec issue Web Platform Tests The IDB tests (which were expanded a little after recording) The spec change PR