6 Examples of CSS Custom Properties Improving OOCSS

Nicole Sullivan defines A CSS object like this: Basically, a CSS “object” is a repeating visual pattern, that can be abstracted into an independent snippet of HTML, CSS, and possibly JavaScript. That object can then be reused throughout a site. Nichole Sullivan, Object Oriented CSS A popular interpretation of this has led to us creating […]

Simple CSS Transitions

One of my coding heros, Christian Heilmann, recently wrote a new article on Smashing Magazine. The article is a pretty good tutorial for event-driven JavaScript. However, in true-to-myself fashion, I have completely missed the point of that article and noticed one minor thing that Chris did that I think is incredibly cool. Check out his […]

A quick review of SMACSS

If you haven’t heard of this yet, SMACSS stands for Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS. There have been a lot of people saying a great many positive things about it and I’d just like to add my voice to that crowd with this short review of the book. The printed version of the book […]