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Tech News 51

CSS Viewport Units

Deep dive from Ahmad. I like the coverage of vmin and vmax, which I think I don’t reach for as often as I should. I’m …

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Tech News 52

An Introduction to MDXJS

Markdown has traditionally been a favorite format for programmers to write documentation. It’s simple enough for almost everyone to learn and adapt to while making …

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Tech News 51

Auto-Growing Inputs & Textareas

By default, <input> and <textarea> elements don’t change size based on the content they contain. In fact, there isn’t any simple HTML or CSS way …

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Tech News 54

Toolset Blocks and Views Updated for WordPress 5.4

We’re happy to release a maintenance release of Toolset Blocks 1.1.3 and Toolset Views 3.1.3. This update makes Toolset fully compatible with WordPress 5.4 and …

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Tech News 51

Did You Know the Ordered List Element Has Start and Reversed Attributes?

I sure didn’t! Tomek Sułkowsi shows how we can reverse the numbering of ordered lists with a simple HTML attribute: <ol reversed> <li>Apple</li> <li>Banana</li> <li>Pear</li> …

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Tech News 51

Emojis as Favicons

Lea Verou had a dang genius idea to use an emoji as a favicon. The idea only recently possible as browsers have started supporting SVG …

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Tech News 51

Coming Together During COVID-19

First, we want to assure you that we are here to support you and your business during this time of uncertainty. We are implementing our tested …

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Tech News 58

Indicating Scroll Position on a Page With CSS

Scrolling is something we all know and do on the web to the extent that it’s an expectation or perhaps even a habit, like brushing …

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Tech News 51

Performance Links

I’ve had a number of browser tabs open to articles all related to web performance and gosh darn it if blogging them is a way …

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Tech News 51

Different Favicon for Development

I bet a lot of us tend to have the production website and the development website up simultaneously a lot. It’s almost a developer cliché …

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Tech News 51

CSS :nth-of-class selector

That’s not a thing. But it kinda is! Bram covers how frustrating .bar:nth-child(2) is. It’s not “select the second element of class .bar.” It’s “select …

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Tech News 62

Building a Real-Time Chat App with React and Firebase

In this article, we’ll cover key concepts for authenticating a user with Firebase in a real-time chat application. We’ll integrate third-party auth providers (e.g. Google, …

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Tech News 51

CSS Can Influence Screenreaders

Ben Myers covers some clear examples of where CSS totally changes what some screen readers announce. For example, some screenreader will see text-transform: uppercase; on …

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Flexible Repeating SVG Masks

Tyler Gaw reminds us that mask-image can repeat, resize, and move just like background-image does, which is fun to combine and play with. I could …

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Tech News 51

Auto-Archival

I’m sure most of us have used the ol’ Wayback Machine to access some site that’s gone offline. I don’t actually know how it decides …

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Client-Side Image Editing on Mobile

Michael Scharnagl: Ever wanted to easily convert an image to a grayscale image on your phone? I do sometimes, and that’s why I build a …

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Tech News 67

Neumorphism and CSS

Neumorphism (aka neomorphism) is a relatively new design trend and a term that’s gotten a good amount of buzz lately. It’s aesthetic is marked by …

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Tech News 68

CSS2JS

To add inline styles on an element in JSX, you have to do it in this object syntax, like: <div style={{ fontSize: 16, marginBottom: “1rem” …

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Tech News 69

React Suspense in Practice

This post is about understanding how Suspense works, what it does, and seeing how it can integrate into a real web app. We’ll look at …

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Tech News 70

Consistent Backends and UX: What are the Barriers to Adoption?

Article Series Why should you care?What can go wrong?What are the barriers to adoption?How do new algorithms help? (Coming soon) There are very few scenarios …

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Tech News 71

A Few Background Patterns Sites

If I need a quick background pattern to spruce something up, I often think of the CSS3 Patterns Gallery. Some of those are pretty intense …

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Tech News 72

What Does `playsinline` Mean in Web Video?

I got myself confused about this the other day, went around searching for an answer and came up empty on finding something clear. The answer …

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Playing With Particles Using the Web Animations API

When it comes to motion and animations, there is probably nothing I love more than particles. This is why every time I explore new technologies …

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Tech News 51

Flexbox and absolute positioning

Chen Hui Jing notes that when you absolutely position a flex item, it’s no longer part of the flex layout. Except… it kinda is a …

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