W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) has launched a new authoritative community-driven site – WebPlatform.org, in an alpha release, that aims to become a comprehensive source for web developer documentation where anyone can contribute. The project is backed by major technology brands – Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia and Opera these are called as ‘stewards’.
The Web Platform Docs addresses the problem of finding a single source of right, detailed, quality information on all the latest technologies used in web development such as HTML5, CSS, Animations, Audio, Video, Media Queries etc. and best practices for using these technologies and the status of their relative standardization and cross-browser implementation.
The website will serve the one stop shop for developers and designers for their queries about all the latest technologies trends that developers wanted to know ever since the websites came into existence. The core part of the website is Web Platform Wiki which have all accurate and up to date information content monitored by authoritative staff.
As the website project is in alpha stage in future it will soon planned to give coding tools, resources for educators to use to teach web-related courses and features to let anyone experiment with and share code snippets, examples, and solutions.
Other than wiki website also has a chat channel, Q&A forums , Tutorials and a blog available for free, for anyone to use for any purpose.