The CSS Podcast

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Aug 05, 2020 19 min

019: Z-Index and Stacking Context

In today’s episode, we’re talking about z-index and stacking context. This is a pretty in-depth topic, but it's something that we see all the time and it can definitely bite if you aren’t aware of what’s going on. Links: CSS Animations Level 1 → https://goo.gle/2DhV0V2 Scroll-linked Animations 1 → https://goo.gle/39VQV4N 15 thoughts on What's the Maximum Z-Index? → https://goo.gle/31ipKxh What No One Told You About Z-Index → https://goo.gle/3fqTLjl
Jul 30, 2020 18 min

018: Focus

Today we discuss: focus! Focus is something we regularly deal with when writing styles and is also very tied to markup and attributes like tabindex, so we’ll be discussing all of those things in this episode! Links: User Action Pseudo-classes → https://goo.gle/3jNSHcL HTML Standard → https://goo.gle/3g7FzNr Keyboard control → https://goo.gle/2X1rNEE Roving tabindex -- A11 → https://goo.gle/3jOZenQ
Jul 22, 2020 21 min

017: Shadows

Today we’re talking about shadows! Box shadows, drop shadows, text shadows, & everything in between. Shadows can exist all over our UIs without us even realizing it because sometimes, they just look like borders. box-shadow spec → https://goo.gle/32JVdL4 text-shadow spec → https://goo.gle/2ZMdiGo Sass pixel art → https://goo.gle/3hsjQjp Any image to CSS → https://goo.gle/2WKnm0L Easing Box Shadows → https://goo.gle/2BjU6qh Codepen → https://goo.gle/2ZLUDL2 3D Text → https://g
Jul 15, 2020 24 min

016: Borders

Today we’re talking about borders! And while this sounds relatively simplistic, borders in CSS can actually get pretty complex very quickly. It’s not just color and style that you can adjust, but also also border images, where you control how the image repeats itself and what slice of the image you want to show. Links: CSS backgrounds and borders → https://goo.gle/3hbosdZ CSS logical properties and values → https://goo.gle/308szAl Fancy border radius generator → https://goo.gle/3fH3SBT
Jul 01, 2020 36 min

015: Pseudo Selectors

In this episode we break down functional and regular pseudo selectors, CSS’s special hook into encapsulated element states. We can’t control them, but we can leverage them to provide rich interactive feedback from our interfaces. Links: Selectors Level 4 → https://goo.gle/2ZiJLmt :focus-visible explainer → https://goo.gle/2VslHMA :blank naming → https://goo.gle/2Vukm81 Pure CSS Games Post → https://goo.gle/2VslTvi Empty Demo with Custom Properties → https://goo.gle/31tUlJS
Jun 24, 2020 20 min

014: Pseudo Elements

::after and ::before? Do you know about ::first-letter, ::spelling-error, and ::backdrop? Dive into pseudo-elements & how to use these unique declarations that enable styling specific parts of some selected HTML. CSS Pseudo-Elements Module Level 4→https://goo.gle/2BxRB3q CSS Shadow Parts→https://goo.gle/2NqjYmM CSS Text Decoration M.L.3→https://goo.gle/2zXWYsd The ::cue pseudo-element→https://goo.gle/2Z0E6kF CSS Scoping M.L.1→https://goo.gle/3hXj9jt Part & theme explainer→https://goo
Jun 17, 2020 24 min

013: Spacing

In this episode we do our best to cover the many ways to create space on the web. From techniques like HTML entities nbsp; to gap, we cover the clever, hacky and clean ways you can create spatial relationships on the web. Links CSS Logical Properties and Values Level 1 → https://goo.gle/3gw7FTp HTML Entities → https://goo.gle/36Soqnd Everything You Should Know About Collapsing Margins → https://goo.gle/2MwOuLr Adam’s video: flex gap and internationalization → https://goo.gle/3gIuB1w
May 27, 2020 20 min

012: Logical Properties

The days of euro-centric spacing like `margin-top` are limited: instead, say hello to `margin-block-start` to define space that works within any linguistic context based on your layout needs.In this episode we shake the physical and lean into the logical as we break down CSS logical properties. Links: https://goo.gle/3gw7FTp Flow-relative syntax for margin - like shorthands - https://goo.gle/2ZLoS4W
May 20, 2020 31 min

011: Grid

Tracks, gaps, areas and flow are hot topics in this full coverage episode on CSS grid. We don’t leave anything out, so you’re bound to pick up something new. We talk about functions like min, max, and minmax, and how to combine all of the powers of CSS Grid to create explicit and auto layouts. Reach for the right parts of grid at the right time. Links Grid Spec → https://goo.gle/3bLLfcW 3 CSS Grid Features Una Loves → https://goo.gle/2LGJAL8 Grid to Flex → https://goo.gle/2ThGBx0
May 13, 2020 24 min

010: Flexbox

In this episode we flex our flexbox knowledge and dive deep into CSS layout using the flexible box model. We talk about content axis’, flex flow, wrapping, order, justification, alignment, and more! Links Flexbox Spec - https://www.w3.org/TR/css-flexbox-1/ Flow-flow with writing mode - https://codepen.io/argyleink/pen/mdeedye Grid to Flex: https://gridtoflex.com
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