The C in CSS (2022.04.20 @ Full Stack Ghent)

Yesterday I attended the April 2022 “Full Stack Ghent” Meetup, at the offices of In The Pocket. The evening consisted of 8 lightning talks. Being part of the speaker line-up, I kicked off the meetup with a talk titled “The C in CSS”. CSS is short for “Cascading Style Sheets”. But what exactly is this …

Don’t Fight the Cascade, Control It!

In this article on CSS-Tricks, Mads Stoumann digs into :where(), Custom Properties, and Cascade Layers to control the CSS Cascade. At the end, Mads concludes: If you leave with only one takeaway from this article, I hope it’s that the CSS cascade is no longer the enemy it’s often made to be. We are gaining …

The CSS Cascade – Or, How browsers resolve competing CSS styles

Amelia Wattenberger is at it again with this nice interactive page on the CSS Cascade Every time we write a CSS declaration (or rule), it will enter the CSS Cascade, which will determine whether or not it will end up as the final style. The further down the cascade a declaration falls, the less likely …