API: Device API documentation status

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This page tracks ongoing documentation work in the MDN Device API section. Feel free to contribute!


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API Landing pages

  • Proximity Events (needs "landification", extract info for tutorial, then to be moved)
  • Vibration API (needs "landification", extract info for tutorial, then to be moved)
  • Geolocation API (missing)
  • Gamepad API
  • Device Orientation API (missing)
  • Battery API (needs "landification", extract info for tutorial, then to be moved)
  • Ambient Light Events
  • Network Information API (needs "landification", extract info for tutorial, then to be moved)

Tagging standard

Other tasks to do

  • Remove Experimental for Battery API pages, Proximity Events pages and Ambient Light pages: these specs reached CR.

Tutorials list and status

Notes for translators

Any notes here? Where do we expect updates, so that localizers don't translate and update too often?


The Device API WG (DAP WG) at the W3C maintains a list of specification.

The interfaces defined in the following specifications are tracked by this status page:

Specification Status Comment
Vibration API Recommendation Tagged Vibration API
Battery Status API Candidate Recommendation Tagged Battery API
Geolocation API Recommendation Tagged Geolocation API
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Tagged Device Orientation API
Ambient Light Sensor Editor's Draft Tagged Ambient Light Events
Proximity Events Working Draft Tagged Proximity Events
Network Information API Editor's Draft Tagged Network Information API
Gamepad Working Draft Tagged Gamepad API

Help the 'API/Device_API' documentation project…
Topic driver : Eric Shepherd (IRC nickname: sheppy)
Look at the current status of the 'API/Device_API' documentation.
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Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: jswisher, fscholz, teoli
 Last updated by: jswisher,