Matt Andrews
Software engineer making apps – that aren’t apps – and more at the FT. 会说汉语.

Web Intents dropped (for now) from Chrome

Interesting news from Google earlier this month.

本月早些时候,Google宣布他们的浏览器(Chrome)将停止支持Web Intents

We shipped experimental support for web intents in Chrome in order to gather data and feedback about the API and help inform its development. Now that we’ve gathered enough data, we’ve disabled the experimental support for web intents as of version 24. After carefully reviewing the feature, we have identified a number of areas for development in both the API and specific user experience in Chrome. We’ll use the results of this experiment to help us make sure we’re approaching the important problem of inter-webapp communication in the best possible way. As we review the results, we’ll endeavor to share our findings more widely. We’re still interested in this problem space and will continue to explore it.