Don’t let the declarative syntax fool you – CSS is a powerful and dynamic programming language. It’s time to start moving style logic back into the language designed for it.
CSS has come a long way since the browser wars of the late 90s.
What used to be a struggle,
is now often a breeze (see
But the last 2 years have pushed CSS into entirely new territory:
with DOM-aware variables
and calculations that can drive your design,
- Basics for understanding Custom Properties &
- Practical examples and use-cases for data-infused design.
- Integrating with CSS Grids to build layouts on-the-fly.
Some pretty mind-bendingly cool uses for CSS custom props from @MiriSuzanne – color, layout & animation all in css and only using JS to feed data.
—Jason Pamental, [ Invited Expert on the W3C](https://twitter.com/jpamental/status/1118585546803036160)
Well that was awesome!!! “If you think CSS is a dumb language, you’re a dumb language — CSS IS AWESOME!” @MiriSuzanne thank you so much for the amazing talk!
—Nour Saud, [ Software Engineer](https://twitter.com/Nour_ASoud/status/1118588349994823681)
Miriam has always been nothing but spot-on, professional, funny, while also being extremely knowledgeable, smart, polite and always on time.
—Vitaly Friedman, [ Founder of Smashing Magazine & Conference](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/events/)
So stoked @mirisuzanne is @vueconfus !!! look at how cool CSS is ~ and all the squishy things it does.
—Ngan Hoang, [ Principal Designer at Prefect.io](https://twitter.com/itsngansense/status/1111001282528063488)