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CSS shape-outside Experiments

I like these pens by Kristopher Van Sant using shape-outside to wrap text in a shape. Take this heart for example: CSS Shapes Experiments → 🤓 Back in 2006 (!) I created a small site/tool named “The Box Office” to … Continue reading

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Clearfix: A Lesson in Web Development Evolution

A lesson in webdev history by Jason Hoffman: The clearfix, for those unaware, is a CSS hack that solves a persistent bug that occurs when two floated elements are stacked next to each other. When elements are aligned this way, … Continue reading

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BIO: Combining the powers of BEM, OOCSS and ITCSS for Improving CSS

Ryan Yu: There are many great techniques out there to improve the way we write CSS, and from my experience, I found the following three techniques that make up the BIO acronym work very well together BEM ITCSS OOCSS A … Continue reading

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The Layouts of Tomorrow

With CSS Grid being available, Max Böck set out to find himself a layout challenge: I went over to dribbble in search of layout ideas that are pushing the envelope a bit. The kind of design that would make frontend … Continue reading

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Animate CSS Grid Layouts with animate-css-grid

In a new(ish) web-project I’m working on, I went all-in on CSS Grid. The website contains a page where one can filter the list of elements shown. To animate this filtering I used animate-css-grid, as other libraries typically used for … Continue reading

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Resilient, Declarative, Contextual

I enjoyed reading this piece by Keith J. Grant on three key characteristics of CSS that set it apart from conventional programming languages. I want to look at three key characteristics of CSS that set it apart from conventional programming … Continue reading

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Harry Roberts: FaCSSt – CSS and Performance

A Frontend United I was lucky to see Harry Roberts give this talk on CSS and Performance. You can watch it to, as the recording has been published to YouTube Ahh… CSS and performance. Two of my favourite things! But … Continue reading

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How CSS works: Parsing and painting CSS in the critical rendering path

Insightful post by the folks over at LogRocket on the rendering pipeline: If your site takes forever to load, chances are your users aren’t gonna wait for it to finish, even if there’s valuable content to be found there. Some … Continue reading

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CSS Perspective Text Hover

Nice 3D text effect: To make the hover effect work, each line also contains the contents of the next line. When hovering the original content slides out of view and the contents of the next line slides in, thus tricking … Continue reading

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Side-channel attacking browsers through CSS3 features

Ruslan Habalov and Dario Weißer found a way to read contents from an iframe, using CSS3: Accessing the DOM of an iframe that includes a cross-origin resource is forbidden by default. However, the content of the iframe was displayed in … Continue reading

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