Today’s web applications are larger than ever, and a poorly thought-out CSS architecture can cripple development. That is the reason why you must think about code organization very carefully — and while organizing your code make sure you judge your methods by whether or not they actually help make your development easier and more maintainable in the long term.
Fluid aspect ratio is an innovative technique that addresses the problem of maintaining correct visual hierarchy (especially when images are concerned) in responsive designs.
Articles & Tutorials
One of the main reasons that SVG is underutilized in today’s web development is because creating images from code is a tedious and hard process. However, this shouldn’t keep you from learning about SVG and slowly integrating SVGs into your development process.
An extensive look at CSS colors (possibly everything you ever wanted to know about them). I bet that you’ll learn a thing or two from this article.
Oliver Joseph Ash explains how your CSS becomes more complex when you start undoing styles and how can you overcome this by using object extensions instead of object modifiers.
A short (but very good) introduction into CSS3 repeating gradients.
Maybe not in all browsers, but it certainly works. And this is a truly great and much needed thing in CSS typography.
A supposedly bulletproof media-query for detecting high density displays. Definitely worth bookmarking.
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A fully functional AT-AT created with pure CSS — you probably won’t find a ground-breaking technique or concept here, but this is still an inspirational piece of CSS (especially for all you Star Wars fans).
Until next week