Manoela Ilic shows how to (ab)use custom data attributes and pseudo-elements for creating image captions. Keep in mind that this tutorial serves only as an example for using data attributes and pseudo-elements, and not a recommendation on how to do your markup.
Donovan Hutchinson makes use of CSS gradients to create awesome looking 3D spheres. He not only shows the code but also explains why he made certain choices and how are certain parts of the code attributing to the overall effect. A very nice read.
Sherri Alexander leads you through the basics of responsive image solutions, and then arms you with the information you’ll need to pick the best responsive image solution for your particular situation.
Aurelio De Rosa explores solutions for supporting custom fonts within media queries, falling back to standard fonts on slower mobile connections.
Chris Coyier explains how extend in CSS preprocessors works, why and when to use it, some gotchas, and what it might be like in the future.
A short tip-style post covering how and where you can spot the chance to DRY things out in your regular/‘vanilla’ CSS.
Hugo Giraudel shares a couple of great Sass tricks while explaining how to create striped backgrounds with CSS gradients.
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