Stylable is a CSS preprocessor that enables you to write reusable, highly-performant, styled components. Each component exposes a style API that maps its internal parts so you can reuse components across teams without sacrificing stylability.
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Normally, the connection between CSS and HTML is that CSS selectors match HTML elements, and the CSS styles them. CSS doesn’t know about the actual content in the HTML. But there is a way CSS can get its hands on data in HTML, so long as that data is within an attribute on that HTML element.… Read article “The CSS attr() function got nothin’ on custom properties”
That said, I am in the process of testing a product and ran into a weird situation where our team had to revoke the SSL certificate we had assigned to our server. We’re going to replace it but I have … Read article “Getting Around a Revoked Certificate in OSX”
I’ve only just been catching up with the news about Gutenberg, the name for a revamp of the WordPress editor. You can use it right now, as it’s being built as a plugin first, with the idea that eventually it goes into core. The repo has better information.
I was asked (by this fella on Twitter) a question about design patterns. It has an interesting twist though, related to hiring, which I hope makes for a good poll.… Read article “A Poll About Pattern Libraries and Hiring”
He put together a demo project for it all and you’re looking at 50% file size savings. I would think there would be other speed improvements as … Read article “Deploying ES2015+ Code in Production Today”
Kasper Kubica goes on a humorous rant about the way companies describe themselves on their websites:
Say you do your development work on a Mac, but you’d like to test out some designs in Microsoft Edge, which doesn’t have macOS version. Or vice versa! You work on a PC and you need to test on Safari, which no longer makes a Windows version.
(I recommend reading Robin’s article first, since I’m building on top of his chart.)