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Icon for post type: share Work with CSS, Instead of Against It

While at first I didn't like the title “ Why is CSS Frustrating? ”, I finally got to read it and it covers a few good points. I think I still don’t like the title much, since it …

Icon for post type: share Native Lazy-Loading as HTML Standard

Pretty nice that the proposed native lazy-loading for images or rather the loading attribute now made it into the HTML standard . A while ago Chrome started out with this idea and …

Icon for post type: share Progressive Enhancement as Approach and Mindset

The most common misunderstanding of progressive enhancement is that it’s inherently about JavaScript. That’s not true. You can apply progressive enhancement at every step of …

Icon for post type: share What A Blog Is

Today I had a little time to catch up with the growing list of unread articles in my RSS reader and came across this short post on Marc’s blog. It’s so simple and I …

Icon for post type: learned CSS Overflow-x and the Clipping of Borders

I was playing around with CSS transforms on an element with a border, where as a result the border would then overflow the page body. Usually this would not be an issue that the …

Icon for post type: share 02022020

Today, 02.02.2020, is a special day, because today’s date is a palindrome, which can be read forwards as well as backwards. What makes it even more special is that a date like …

Icon for post type: share Kung Hei Fat Choi - To The Year of The Rat

A happy Chinese new year! Today is already the second day of the lunar new year and this year, it is the year of the rat. It also marks the eleventh CNY to me, which takes it …

Icon for post type: learned Merging Kirby Collections

After yesterday’s post on Digital Gardens and how to possibly arrange information, posts and all that in a better or more interesting and fun way, I started to try a few things. …

Icon for post type: share Kirby 3.3.2

I did skip the last update to 3.3.1 because I didn’t find the time, but have finally managed to update my site to the latest Kirby 3.3.2. After the rather huge update to 3.3.0 , …

Icon for post type: share Digital Gardens

This article and the idea of a “Digital Garden” also got me thinking about the way information could be presented and I like the idea of curating content for sections a bit more. …

Icon for post type: learned The new CSS :is() pseudo-class

Today I read about the new CSS :is() pseudo-class function and at first thought, that it doesn’t seem helpful and all of what it does can already be achieved without it. I looked …

Icon for post type: learned Encoding mailto: Subject Lines

I was working on a very simple “email this article as a recommendation” feature, where the user would click a link to open their email client with a pre-populated subject and …

Icon for post type: share Who Can Use - Color Contrast Check

WhoCanUse is a helpful tool to test the color contrast of different color combinations and informs you about the contrast ratio and the WCAG grading. While it might not be 100% …

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Another Hong Kong view that never gets old. Hong Kong seen from the ferry piers during the daily light show.

Icon for post type: share Typographic Illusions

A collection of free tools for demonstrating typographic phenomena, for anyone teaching or studying typeface design. Typographic Illusions is a great resource and the above quote …