A Practical Overview Of CSS Houdini

Adrian Bece writing for Smashing Magazine:

Houdini, an umbrella term for the collection of browser APIs, aims to bring significant improvements to the web development process and the development of CSS standards in general. Frontend developers will be able to extend the CSS with new features using JavaScript, hook into CSS rendering engine and tell the browser how to apply CSS during a render process.

Houdini’s browser support is improving and some APIs are available for use today, so it’s a good time to become familiar with them and experiment. We are going to take a look at each part of Houdini, its current browser support and see how they can be used today using progressive enhancement.

Smashing Magazine: A Practical Overview Of CSS Houdini →

🖥 New to Houdini and not a big fan of all that text? This 2018 Houdini Slidedeck by Ibe Vanmeenen was very nice to see.

📈 Now’s a good time to compare Is Houdini Ready Yet‽ with the version from 2016. That’s a lot of green that got added since then 🙂

Published by Bramus!

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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