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 (😎) as the key modifier. Note: For some … Continue reading
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
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
Earlier today I ran some tests to see how text-wrapping/hyphenation of long uninterrupted strings works in browsers. I tested both “normal” strings and strings of emojis. The tests (and its rendering results per browser) are stored on Codepen and embedded … Continue reading
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
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
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.
Over the weekend an important set of commits (this one amongst others) landed in Chromium, enabling Emoji in Chrome on OS X, and – after 4 years – marking the bug “Emoji does not display in webpage contents on OS … Continue reading