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HTML native interactive controls using CSS and flexbox

I find myself drawn to clever solutions for common problems.

One recent design I built called for side-by-side buttons. The user could click a button, which would maximize while other the choices would minimize. One solution would be declare CSS styles – btn -- default and btn -- active – and then toggle states on click using JavaScript or jQuery.

Even though the controls were buttons visually, functionally they behaved like radio buttons, something devs already have in their HTML toolbox.

Styling forms can be tricky, but it is possible to apply a little CSS sorcery... More

That PostCSS. It’s so hot right now

Web developers suffer from the worst kind of imposter syndrome.

My theory is that it’s because devs are faced with a constant barrage of the new hotness. Generally it goes something like this:

  • 9 a.m. “OMG! They just released Widget.js this morning and it’s amazeballs awesome! Everyone is using it! I’m moving all my projects to it!
  • 5 p.m. “What? Are you still using Widget.js? LOL! Dingus.js just came out this afternoon and it’s amazeballs awesome!

CSS preprocessors have been on this new hotness treadmill for a few years. We have Sass that supplanted LESS... More