Google has released an update to its cross-platform Chrome web browser on Tuesday. The latest version, Chrome 109, includes several new features such as:
- support for the “lh” length unit in CSS, which allows for expressing lengths relative to the line height.
- support for the CSS “hyphenate-limit-chars” property, which allows for more precise control over hyphenation.
- initial support for CHIPS, a technology that aims to replace third-party cookies by creating partitions for top-level sites using the “Partitioned” cookie attribute.
- Origin Private File System (OPFS) on Android
- WebTransport Bring Your Own Buffer (BYOB) readers support, which is aimed at reducing memory usage and buffer copies
- Support for MathML Core, a language used to describe mathematical notation in HTML and SVG
- auto range support for variable fonts in font-weight, font-style, and font-stretch descriptors, within @font-face rules.