Using the Notifications API

The Notifications API lets a web page or app send notifications that are displayed outside the page at the system level; this lets web apps send information to a user even if the application is idle or in the background. This article looks at the basics of using this API in your own apps.

Background Tabs in Chrome 57

Background tabs can have a dramatic negative effect on browser performance, especially on battery life. To mitigate this, Chrome has been placing various restrictions on background tabs for the last several years. Recently there’s been a number of efforts to make further improvements, and this document gives an overview of the Chrome policy.

Notifications and background tabs
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