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5 Articles every WebDev should read this week (#09)

A curated list of the top five web development must-reads from last week. Don't miss out on the latest web development stories and insights. Read all about the cutting edge in web development, working in tech and the new tools and frameworks while learning a few new tricks.


New CSS Features In 2022

2022 is shaping up to be a pretty great year for CSS, with a plethora of new features on the horizon. Some are already starting to land in browsers, others are likely to gain widespread browser support in 2022, while for one or two the process may be a little longer. In this article we’ll take a look at a few of them.

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2022/03/new-css-features-2022/


Writing Logic in CSS

CSS is a highly specialized programming language focusing on style systems. Because of this unique use case and its declarative nature, it’s sometimes hard to understand. Some folks even deny it’s a programming language altogether. Let’s prove them wrong by programming a smart, flexible style system.

https://iamschulz.com/writing-logic-in-css/


New Open Source Library: Announcing @xata.io/screenshot

Our screenshot library wraps the native MediaDevices web platform API with a more intuitive and straightforward abstraction that allows users to take a screenshot from their computer, which they can then include in their feedback to us.

https://www.xata.io/blog/introducing-screenshot/


Is Firefox OK?

Mozilla’s privacy-heavy browser is flatlining but still crucial to future of the web.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/02/is-firefox-ok/


CSS Specificity

Specificity is the means by which browsers decide which CSS property values are the most relevant to an element and, therefore, will be applied. Specificity is based on the matching rules which are composed of different sorts of CSS selectors.

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/Specificity


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