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mattperry.is

Layout projection: A method for animating browser layouts at 60fps

Browser layouts are difficult to animate. Layout projection provides a method of animating layouts at 60fps with no visual distortion.

css-tricks.com

The CSS Custom Property Toggle Trick

The entire world of branching conditional logic for custom CSS properties only exists because of a tiny footnote that has gone unnoticed.

web.dev

min(), max(), and clamp(): three logical CSS functions to use today

Min, max, and clamp provide some powerful CSS capabilities that enable more responsive styling with fewer liens of code.

frontend.horse

Thinking Outside the Box with CSS Grid

When you think of CSS Grid, you generally think of a boxy layout, right?

stateofcss.com

The 2020 State of CSS Survey

Take the annual survey about the latest trends in CSS.

thegoodlineheight.com

The good line-height

Have you ever needed to create a type scale and had to spend extra time figuring out what should be the right line-height?

magicpattern.design

CSS Background Patterns by MagicPattern

Beautiful pure CSS background patterns that you can actually use in your projects!

lea.verou.me

The -​-var: ; hack to toggle multiple values with one custom property

What if I told you you could use a single property value to turn multiple different values on and off across multiple different properties?

css-tricks.com

How to Create a Realistic Motion Blur with CSS Transitions

Before we delve into making a realistic motion blur in CSS, it’s worth doing a quick dive into what motion blur is.

zellwk.com

Leading Trim is in the works!

Introduction to leading-trim and why it changes everything we know about Web Typogarphy

matthiasott.com

:focus-visible Is Here

One of the most important features of a website that is built with accessibility in mind is that it can be navigated with a keyboard.

css-tricks.com

Balancing on a pivot with Flexbox

Let me show you a way I recently discovered to center a bunch of elements around what I call the pivot.

frontend.horse

Sketchy Webcam Filter Effects

Adam Kuhn makes some of my favorite CodePens, from the email form rollercoaster, to his gorgeous generative art.

css-tricks.com

The Widening Responsibility for Front-End Developers

Front-end development is at the intersection of art and logic. A cross of business and expression.

kilianvalkhof.com

Full bleed layout using simple CSS

Using the Principle of Least Power, we can achieve a full-bleed layout using simple CSS without the need for complex layout systems.

ishadeed.com

CSS Variables 101

CSS variables (AKA custom properties) have been supported in web browsers for almost four years.

polypane.app

Beautiful CSS 3D Transform Perspective Examples

Beautiful CSS 3D transform examples using a single div that you can copy with one click.

css-tricks.com

A Complete Guide to CSS Media Queries

Media queries can modify the appearance of a website based on a matched set of conditions about the user’s device, browser or system settings.

patrickbrosset.com

3 things about CSS variables you might not know

CSS variables are really cool, and chances are, you're already using them in your projects already.

frontend.horse

Buttons that Spark Joy

What if we could make certain actions not just successful, but celebrations?