Category: CSS and SASS

From July 4, 2022

Cool CSS Selectors

One of the spoils of using Sass is the liberal use of nested selectors, allowing a high level of specificity. CSS is closing that gap, though!

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From July 1, 2022


SVG can ensure clearness and proper scaling. And when used directly in CSS, cut down on a network request.

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From March 13, 2022

Everyday Sass Tools

I use Sass’s CLI a lot and wanted to drop some useful notes.

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From January 16, 2022

Gradients in CSS

A *lot* is possible with gradients in CSS – from the classic linear, to conic, it’s all SUPER fun stuff.

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From September 6, 2021

Let’s Build A More Accessible Collapsible

Collapsible elements are useful pieces of UI that make digesting lots of content easier. But they’re often not accessible.

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From March 1, 2021

Hover and Pointer Media Queries

Hover and Pointer events on mobile are …hard.

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From February 6, 2021

Image Gallery with CSS Grid

I built an image gallery with CSS grid and a lightbox. CSS Grid is great fun.

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From December 15, 2020

Backdrop-filter: Glassmorphism?

Before finding backdrop-filter, I would make text readable by using Photoshop to darken and blur a background image. This function makes that so much easier

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From August 13, 2019

Color Changing Input

I saw an input field that changes backgrounds based on input. I’m interested in what happens when a color is typed in to the field and how that was built

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From November 30, 2018

Parallax with vanilla JS (and more!)

This short demo contains two simple things: darkening background images using pure CSS and a simple, easy to understand, vanilla JavaScript parallax.

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