Sharad Raj

Sharad Raj

Full Stack Developer | ML and Open Source Enthusiast | Linux Geek | Final year student of BCA | Open to Opportunities

Top 2 New APIs in Chromium

Published on 14 Jul 2020 by Sharad Raj

1- Screen Wake Lock API

Supported in

  • Chrome 83+

This API helps to prevent devices from dimming, locking or turning off the screen when your web application needs to keep running.

2- Web NFC

Supported in

  • Chrome 79+
  • Chrome for Android 80+
  • Edge 79+
  • Opera 66+

Can only be enabled in Chromium based browsers using the enable-experimental-web-platform-features flag

It allows a website to communicate with NFC tags through device’s NFC reader.