"what if progressing through those problems with a goal of building a sustainable, efficient, and scalable CSS collection would help us become better engineers? What if we become awesome as we face these problems head on? What if these obstacles help us write incredibly well designed CSS?"
"some people pronounce the a11y numeronym as "alley". That makes the full title sound like uncanny valley, the concept of human-looking things seeming almost, but not quite, human and therefore creepy."
"When Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989, he changed the world forever. To mark this milestone, Sir Tim will embark on a 30-hour journey, starting at CERN in Switzerland where he worked when he invented the web and ending in Lagos, Nigeria."
"In February 2019, in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the development of WorldWideWeb, a group of developers and designers convened at CERN to rebuild the original browser within a contemporary browser, allowing users around the world to experience the origins of this transformative technology."
"Writing code becomes easier too--no more align-self: flex-start; margin-top: 13px; to perfectly center the text. If CSS exposed font metrics via a property, like leading-trim, flexbox could take care of everything for you."
"Unfortunately, SPA and CSS frameworks tend to result in relatively complex solutions where traditionally separated concerns - HTML-structure, CSS-style, and JS-behaviour - are blended together as a matter of course -- Counter to the lessons learned by previous generations."
"For starters, we humans are not that good at memorizing a ginormous (and ever-growing) set of rules, but also, this leads into skipping through CSS theory concepts, which comes back to bite us every time."
"It exists as part of the Web Inspector, more generally known as the Safari developer tools. When you bring up Web Inspector, make sure the Elements tab is active and look to the right of the panel. You will see a series of icons. The second icon from the left represents a toggle for jumping between light and dark modes"
"What surprised me about reading the responses in the thread was the number of people stating that they would only use Grid for page-level layout, and flexbox for everything else. If you take this as a rule, then you're severely limiting yourself when it comes to Grid's power."