Tag Archives: emoji

Emoji Compositions โ€” Create your own emoji by combining existing ones (๐Ÿ‘ฑโ€โ™‚๏ธ + ๐ŸŽฉ + ๐Ÿ”Ž = โ€ฆ)

Last Friday Max Lynch sent out this tweet: I'm still not over Apple killing the best emoji there ever was pic.twitter.com/gVOMhEP3Mn — Max Lynch (@maxlynch) March 15, 2018 Inspired by an idea that first came to my mind after seeing … Continue reading

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gitmoji โ€“ An emoji guide for your commit messages

Gitmoji is an initiative to standardize and explain the use of emojis on GitHub commit messages. Using emojis on commit messages provides an easy way of identifying the purpose or intention of a commit with only looking at the emojis … Continue reading

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๐Ÿ˜Ž Emoji Compositions

In succession to Split emoji text effect with CSS (which has received an update by now BTW), PixelAmbacht has created a nice Emoji composition using the U+1F60E Smiling Face With Sunglasses emoji (๐Ÿ˜Ž) as the key modifier. Note: For some … Continue reading

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runes โ€“ Unicode-aware JS string splitting with full Emoji support

At Small Town Heroes I’m currently working on a newsreader app built using React Native. On Android (even 7.1.1) we noticed this weird issue where some emojis would render incorrectly when we were applying styling on it using index-based ranges: … Continue reading

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Split emoji text effect with CSS

Thanks to some absolute positioning, hue-rotation, and even some clipping you can create nice split emoji: I especially like the experiments near the lower part of the demo, where one emoji is used as a modifier for the other (e.g. … Continue reading

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Text-wrapping, hyphenation, emojis and what not

Earlier today I ran some tests to see how text-wrapping/hyphenation of long uninterrupted strings works in browsers. I tested both โ€œnormalโ€ strings and strings of emojis. The tests (and its rendering results per browser) are stored on Codepen and embedded … Continue reading

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Emoji Silhouettes and Emoji Outlines with CSS

From StackOverflow: It’s possible to include Emoji characters in modern browsers, but how can one make it a single color and choose that color? Using an (inset) text-shadow in combination with transparent text color this indeed is possible: With some … Continue reading

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Fun with JavaScript and Emoji

Today Wes Bos tweeted a few fun things one can do with JavaScript and Emoji: It’s possible to spread emoji sequences into their single parts: […’๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ’] // [“๐Ÿ‘จ”, “โ€”, “๐Ÿ‘ฉ”, “โ€”, “๐Ÿ‘ง”, “โ€”, “๐Ÿ‘ฆ”] Combining Emoji is also possible: [“๐Ÿ‘จ”, … Continue reading

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Find relevant emoji from text on the command-line with emoj

Geekfun: emoj is written in Node and uses the Dango API, which helps you quickly find emoji by understanding what you type using deep learning. Installation via npm (requires Node >= 4): npm install –global emoj emoj Source (GitHub) → … Continue reading

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The Colbert Emoji

Skip forward to 1:30: * raises eyebrow * UPDATE 07/04/2016: Anecdotally the emoji was adjusted over time so that it raises the same eyebrow as Colbert uses.

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