Aside from being included in it (and Andy being an all-around great guy), I want to share the book with y’all because WordPress and freelancing are two topics I care deeply about, particularly because … Read article “Successful WordPress Freelancing”
Here’s a bunch … Read article “How I’ve Been Using Notion Personally and Professionally”
This confused me for a bit here so I’m writing it out while it’s fresh in mind. Just because you’re using a web component doesn’t mean the styles of it are entirely isolated. You might have content within a web component that is styled normally along with the rest of your website. … Read article “Styling a Web Component”
Codrops has a very nice article on CSS Shapes from Tania Rascia. You might know shape-outside is for redefining the area by which text is floated around that element, allowing for some interesting design opportunities. But there are a couple of genuine CSS tricks in here:
The strategy of using CSS Variables to drive the switching of layouts and … Read article “DRY State Switching With CSS Variables: Fallbacks and Invalid Values”
Web performance is a huge complicated topic. There are metrics like total requests, page weight, time to glass, time to interactive, first input delay, etc. There are things to think about like asynchronous requests, render blocking, and priority downloading. We often talk about performance budgets and performance culture.
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There is no doubt that “functional CSS” resonates strongly with some people. If that term is new to you, I belive it’s come to mean the same thing as “Atomic CSS” as defined by John Polacek here. Harry Nicholls likens it to a function that can only produce one result (although I’d call that a pure function or pure component), but instead of a return value being entirely predictable based on inputs, it is an application of style that … Read article “Simplify Styling with Functional CSS”
Hey gang, time for another broad update about various goings on as we tend to do occasionally. Some various happenings around here, appearances on other sites, upcoming conferences, and the like.… Read article “CSS-Tricks Chronicle XXXIV”