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Using SpeechRecognition via Browser

Using SpeechRecognition via Browser

With no doubt JavaScript has become an elementary driving force for the Internet resulting in incredibly fast development and great success for the web. A lot of new and interesting JavaScript WebAPIs have become available and many of them are supported by major browsers. In this blog post we’ll explore the Web Speech API to be used for speech recognition. Progressive enhancement Speak My Language Iterim Results, Grammar and other Options When to Use Coding Example Browser Support Conclusion Progressive enhancement The speech API is still experimental and may not be available in every user agent or at least not fully working.

How to build a screen sharing extension for Chrome

How to build a screen sharing extension for Chrome

In this post I’ll try to explain how you can build a screen sharing extension. I’ll cover the architecture of the extension and the way the individual parts communicate with each other. Our goal is to capture the entire desktop or an application window via Chrome and display it in an HTML video element. Below is a preview of the finished extension. In order to accomplish that, we need to invoke navigator.