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🎨 Discover CSS secrets to elevate your designs.

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Everything about the AbortSignals (timeouts, combining signals, and how to use it with window.fetch)

For the last few years I’ve made use of AbortController and manually trigger an AbortSignal. But I learned today there are a few more advanced things you can do with these signals.

5 Hidden CSS Properties You Didn’t Know Existed

While most developers are familiar with the common CSS properties like color, font-size, and margin, there are numerous lesser-known properties that can add functionality to your designs.

Testing HTML With Modern CSS

One of the things I recommended in this talk was the use of an invalid CSS ERROR property to describe the HTML shortcomings.

Modern CSS patterns in Campfire

An in-depth look at how 37signals built ONCE/Campfire using modern features, vanilla CSS, and no frameworks or preprocessors.

🧠 Fun Fact

AI’s Creative Beginning – The concept of artificial beings with intelligence traces back to ancient myths and legends, but the term “Artificial Intelligence” was first coined by John McCarthy in 1956 during the Dartmouth Conference. This event is considered the birth of AI as a field of study.

12 Tips from a Mid-level Developer

I officially have three years of experience and a mid-level job title.

Motion extraction with mostly CSS

One video is placed on top of the other, playing slightly ahead. Then, by styling the top video with mix-blend-mode: difference in CSS

The Shape of AI

Exploring how patterns and experiences will change in a world driven by Artificial Intelligence

Help us invent CSS Grid Level 3, aka “Masonry” layout

A mechanism in CSS for “masonry layout” was first proposed by Mozilla in January 2020 as an extension of CSS Grid, and implemented as an experiment behind a flag in Firefox Nightly.

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