Sass Variables

Variables in Sass can be seen as simple versions of symbols in Fireworks or Illustrator, or as Smart objects in Photoshop; the most basic way of making a value appear in multiple places while still being able to update it where it was defined. It prevents you from having to search through your code, trying… Read More Sass Variables

CSS Units

CSS has several different units for expressing a length. Many CSS properties take “length” values, such as width, margin, padding, font-size, border-width, etc. Length is a number followed by a length unit, such as 10px, 2em, etc. A whitespace cannot appear between the number and the unit. However, if the value is 0, the unit… Read More CSS Units

Hardware-Accelerated CSS

Did you know that we can hardware-accelerate graphics-intensive CSS features by offloading them to the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)  for better rendering performance in the browser? Most computers these days have graphics cards suitable for hardware acceleration. Because of this, we are able to leverage GPU power for those heavier features so that our sites and… Read More Hardware-Accelerated CSS