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Chaining styles with a JavaScript Proxy

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If you miss method chaining from Ruby or jQuery when working with styles in JavaScript, you can recreate the pattern with a few lines of code

Smoother & sharper shadows with layered box-shadows

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With a simple CSS trick, we can get fine-tuned control over how shadows are rendered, and create richer and more realistic 3D effects

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

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.

Introducing SpinKit

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A collection of loading spinners animated with CSS.

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