Why isn’t it ?

By Chris Coyier On December 10, 2018 standards The way JavaScript works is we can do scripts as an inline block: let foo = “bar”; Or, if the script should be fetched from the network… /js/global.js With CSS, we can do an inline block of styles: <style> .foo { color: red; } </style> So why […]

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What do you name color variables?

By Chris Coyier On December 7, 2018 color, variables What naming scheme do you use for color variables? Have you succeeded at writing CSS that uses color variables in a manner agnostic to the colors they represent?I’ve tried all of the following, and I have yet to succeed at writing CSS that works well with […]

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Accessible SVG Icons With Inline Sprites

If we were searching for reasons to use icons on a project, we don’t need to go far in order to find them. As Oliver Reichenstein wonderfully put it in his talk “On Icons” at Smashing Conference Freiburg 2016: “At a certain stage in a project someone always comes in and says: ‘We need icons!’” […]

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WordPress 5.0 Is Here (and Yes, So Is Gutenberg)
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WordPess 5.0 (codenamed “Bebo”) is officially out and prowling among the servers. This, then, is when we find out how well Gutenberg works out. And make no mistake, whatever they’ve done under the hood, this release is about Gutenberg, both technically and in the public perception. It’s almost the only thing they talk about in […]

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Compound Components in React Using the Context API

By Kingsley Silas On December 6, 2018 beginning react, components, react context Compound components in React allow you to create components with some form of connected state that’s managed amongst themselves. A good example is the Form component in Semantic UI React. To see how we can implement compound components in a real-life React application, […]

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Edge’s Announcements

By Chris Coyier On December 6, 2018 edge The public-consumption blog post: Ultimately, we want to make the web experience better for many different audiences. People using Microsoft Edge (and potentially other browsers) will experience improved compatibility with all web sites, while getting the best-possible battery life and hardware integration on all kinds of Windows […]

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Pantone Announces Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone’s annual quest to dominate the “and finally…” portion of the pre-festive news has kicked off, with the announcement of its Color of the Year for 2019. The official selection for the coming year is Living Coral, or specifically 16-1546 (that’s #FF6F61 to you and me). Pantone’s announcement always sets the color agenda for the […]

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The Software We Pay For

I saw a Twitter thread go around recently about the monthly costs for services from the perspective of a web developer. Years ago I did a post like that over on CSS-Tricks, also from a personal level. I thought it would be interesting to document this kind of thing at the company level. Let’s look […]

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How Images Could Be Your Secret SEO Weapon

Jumpshot took a look at how online searches were most commonly conducted in 2016. What’s not surprising is that Google owned the majority of online search queries (with U.S. users, at least). What is surprising, however, is that searches through Google Images were the second most popular type of search. As such, I’d like to […]

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It’s not about the device.

I’ve posted a few things about the new web browser on the Apple Watch here and there. And each time I do, I’ve gotten a reply that reads something like this: Is anyone actually going to use the browser on a watch, though? Sometimes the question’s asked sincerely; more often than not, it seems to […]

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