Tag Archives: css

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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Demystifying the future of CSS with sparkles of JS

At the recent JSConf.be conference here in Belgium, Ibe Vanmeenen gave a very nice talk introducing Houdini. CSS as a language is at the brink of a great revolution. Once such a closed and magical language, it will open up … Continue reading

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Unicode Patterns with <css-doodle />

<css-doodle /> is a web component for drawing patterns with CSS. The component will generate a grid of divs by the rules (plain CSS) inside it. You can easily manipulate those cells using CSS to come up with a graphic … Continue reading

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Pure CSS Francine – An 18th-Century Oil Painting Recreated with HTML and CSS

Handcrafted recreation of an 18th-century oil painting using just HTML and CSS. Here’s an analysis of it using the Chrome DevTools, as recorded by Paul Irish: Chrome only though: Because of the artistic nature of this project I have not … Continue reading

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