Monthly archives October 2019

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Comparing the Different Types of Native JavaScript Popups | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 31

JavaScript has a variety of built-in popup APIs that display special UI for user interaction. Famously: alert("Hello, World!"); The UI for this varies from browser to browser, but generally you’ll see a...

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Build a 100% Serverless REST API with Firebase Functions & FaunaDB | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 31

Indie and enterprise web developers alike are pushing toward a serverless architecture for modern applications. Serverless architectures typically scale well, avoid the need for server provisioning and most importantly are...

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It’s All In the Head: Managing the Document Head of a React Powered Site With React Helmet | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 30

The document head might not be the most glamorous part of a website, but what goes into it is arguably just as important to the success of your website as...

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Using the Platform – Web Performance Consulting

by 2019 -10- 29

The other day I was listening to the latest Shop Talk Show podcast while out for my morning run. They had Jen Simmons on the show, talking about (among other...

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Are There Random Numbers in CSS? | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 29

CSS allows you to create dynamic layouts and interfaces on the web, but as a language, it is static: once a value is set, it cannot be changed. The idea...

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Learn to Make Your Site Inclusive, by Design | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 29

Accessibility is our job. We hear it all the time. But the truth is that it often takes a back seat to competing priorities, deadlines, and decisions from above. How...

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The Current State of Styling Selects in 2019 | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 28

Best I could tell from the last time I compiled the most wished-for features of CSS, styling form controls was a major ask. Top 5, I'd say. And of the...

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A Business Case for Dropping Internet Explorer | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 28

The distance between Internet Explorer (IE) 11 and every other major browser is an increasingly gaping chasm. Adding support for a technologically obsolete browser adds an inordinate amount of time...

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Animated Position of Focus Ring | CSS-Tricks

by 2019 -10- 27

Maurice Mahan created FocusOverlay, a "library for creating overlays on focused elements." That description is a little confusing at you don't need a library to create focus styles. What the...

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Bidirectional horizontal rules in CSS

by 2019 -10- 25

The dir attribute in HTML and the dir property in CSS can be used to set the direction of text and horizontal flow. Some languages are written Left-To-Right (LTR), while...

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