CSS Only Scroll Indicator

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I was interested to see if I could make a scroll indicator with just CSS. You can! But maybe you shouldn’t. This is an interesting consequence of a bunch of hacks held together with duct tape. It uses z-index hacks, gradient hacks and tricks with calc and viewport units.

Fiddling with the CSS used I can confirm that even though we can, we maybe shouldn’t …

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Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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