Scroll to the future – CSS and JavaScript features that make navigating around a single page smooth, beautiful and less resource-hungry.

Very in-depth article on Evil Martians’ team blog on scrolling:

We have scrolled to the bottom of modern web specifications to take you on a whirlwind tour of latest CSS and JavaScript features that make navigating around a single page smooth, beautiful and less resource-hungry.

Subjects tackled are styling of scrollbars, position: sticky, IntersectionObserver, Smooth Scrolling, the overscroll-behavior property, etc.

I especially like this part of the closing notes (next to the plea for Progressive Enhancement):

Maybe even now, while you were scrolling through this article, another browser has shipped support for a property that will make your life easier, and your bundle size smaller.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. 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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