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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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Working with Houdini’s new CSS Typed Object Model (Typed OM)

Chrome 66 will add support for Houdini’s Typed OM. Eric Bidelman from Google has documented how we can use this. CSS now has a proper object-based API for working with values in JavaScript. The days of concatenating strings and subtle … Continue reading

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CSS Houdini Experiments

At the very end of the Say Hello to Houdini and the CSS Paint API article there’s only a small mention of this site. However it’s that great that it’s worth a link/post on its own. ⚠️ Be sure to … Continue reading

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Say Hello to Houdini and the CSS Paint API

With the CSS Paint API already being available in Chrome 65 and the CSS Layout API on its way it’s a good time to look at Houdini again. Say Hello to Houdini and the CSS Paint API → Related: This … Continue reading

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CSS Paint API (Houdini’s Paint Worklet) available in Chrome 65!

Oh yeah, the CSS Paint API will be enabled by default in Chrome 65: CSS Paint API allows you to programmatically generate an image whenever a CSS property expects an image. Properties like background-image or border-image are usually used with … Continue reading

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Sam Richard: Magic Tricks with CSS Houdini

Recording of Sam Richard talking at ColdFront17 about the aforementioned Houdini: This talk will focus on the working being done by the CSS Houdini Task Force to provide us with the ability to extend the browser’s render engine with JavaScript, … Continue reading

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Is Houdini ready yet‽

“Is Houdini ready yet‽” is a dedicated page to tracking the status of Houdini. But what is Houdini? Here’s a snippet from Smashing Magazine: Imagine how much nicer your development life would be if you could use any CSS property … Continue reading

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