5 posts tagged "css"

How do CSS triangles work?

If you've been doing CSS for awhile you either seen them or used them. But do you know why the technique works? The code after all, is not very intuitive: See the Pen CSS triangle by dpiatek (@dpiatek) on CodePen. To understand how the code works, we need to know

October 05, 2018 1 min read

Patterns for scaling CSS

How we write CSS has changed a lot in the recent years. Many developers do not write vanilla CSS at all anymore, BEM seems to be the industry standard for structuring the codebase but the advent of SPA’s has magnified it’s shortcomings.

January 07, 2016 7 min read

The most important part of your CSS

There is a bit of CSS that you will write or more likely use from a library that will influence your whole project. It is crucial and it’s quality and adequacy can make or break your productivity as you develop. That CSS is the famous (or infamous!) grid.

June 18, 2015 3 min read

Writing better CSS with meaningful class selectors

This post was originally published on the Red Badger blog https://red-badger.com/blog/2015/03/13/writing-better-css-with-meaningful-class-selectors With the rise of frameworks like React, Angular, Ember and the Web Components spec, the web seems to be moving towards a more components based approach to building apps. The abstractions for

March 10, 2015 3 min read

Meet Taco, a CSS grid systems generator

CSS grid systems are incredibly helpful. They are one of the key components to make your HTML & CSS clearer and more concise, as they get rid of a lot of sizing micro-management. In the past, I've built upon InuitCSS which is a great and simple grid. For all projects

January 07, 2015 1 min read