Chrome 58 Beta Supports IndexedDB 2.0, New Developer Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 21 March 2017 at 02:48 PM EDT. 9 Comments
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Google developers are busy today not only with the Android O Developer Preview but the Chrome team has delivered the first public beta for the upcoming Chrome 58.0.

The Chrome 58 beta adds full support for IndexedDB 2.0, improvements to iframe navigation by adding a new sandbox keyword to control iframe top navigation behavior, immersive full-screen support for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), and various other developer changes.

Some of the developer changes in Chrome 58 include the ability to customize native media controls, support for a color-gamut media query. trailing commas are now allowed in JavaScript for formal parameter and argument lists, WebAudio API additions, and various other changes.

Those wishing to learn more about the Chrome 58 Beta release can do so via Chromium's blog.
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