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Cheat sheet for moving from jQuery to vanilla JavaScript

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This reference guide will help you convert jQuery's most common patterns to vanilla JavaScript

Breaking to a new row with flexbox

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You can break to a new flexbox row or column without setting the size of an item: add a collapsed flex item between two flex items

CSS masonry with flexbox, :nth-child(), and order

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Creating a masonry (or mosaic) layout with flexbox produces a grid with a seemingly shuffled and obscure order, but we can achieve a natural ordering by using :nth-child() and the order property

Common CSS Flexbox Layout Patterns with Example Code

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Quickly create grids, masonry, stacks and more layouts with these 10 CSS flexbox templates

Meaningful Motion with Action-Driven Animation

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Simple guiding principles for making animations more meaningful

Data visualization with Chart.js: An introduction

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A short but sweet tutorial of how to build your first interactive graph with Chart.js

10 Chart.js example charts to get you started

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10 Graph.js example graphs

A list of 10 working graphs (bar chart, pie chart, line chart, etc.) with colors and data set up to render decent looking charts that you can copy and paste into your projects.

Moving along a curved path in CSS with layered animation

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We can apply one timing function per axis to produce curved paths, by using two or more objects to drive an animation.

How to animate box-shadow with silky smooth performance

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Spoiler-alert: you don't. You use a pseudo-element.

Google Web Font Inspiration with TypeSource

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TypeSource

I built a collection of compositions to make it easier to find and match Google Web Fonts.

Animating Link Underlines

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A quick trick: add a pseudo-element and animate it with CSS transitions on hover.

Common Mac OS X Cursors as PNGs

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OS X Cursor

I've prepared the most common OS X cursors in a short list, if you want to include cursors in your mockups.

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