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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the web’s core styling language. For web developers, It’s one of the quickest technologies to get started with, but one of the hardest to master. Follow Una Kravets and Adam Argyle, Developer Advocates from Google, who gleefully breakdown complex aspects of CSS into digestible episodes covering everything from accessibility to z-index.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the web’s core styling language. For web developers, It’s one of the quickest technologies to get started with, but one of the hardest to master. Follow Una Kravets and Adam Argyle, Developer Advocates from Google, who gleefully breakdown complex aspects of CSS into digestible episodes covering everything from accessibility to z-index.

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the web’s core styling language. For web developers, It’s one of the quickest technologies to get started with, but one of the hardest to master. Follow Una Kravets and Adam Argyle, Developer Advocates from Google, who gleefully breakdown complex aspects of CSS into digestible episodes covering everything from accessibility to z-index.

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English


Episodes

053: Season 2 wrap up

8/3/2021
We’ve reached the end of season 2 of the CSS Podcast. In this closing episode, we recap every episode by sharing our favorite tips and learnings from the last few months! Episodes reminisced E30 → Lists E31 → @rules E32 → Page Media Queries E33 → Preference Media Queries E34 → Overflow E35 → Background E36 → Text & Typography E37 → Cursors & Pointers E38 → N-Match Notation E39 → Paths, Shapes, Clipping and Masking E40 → @font-face E41 → Transforms E42 → Snap Points E43 →...

Duration:00:36:11

052: counters and @counter-style

7/27/2021
Count on The CSS Podcast to cover counters. Una and Adam teach all the ways to create, reset, and update counters. Use them for lists, games and more! Links Counters Level 3 → https://goo.gle/3f2BP18 Pure CSS Games Collection → https://goo.gle/3l0wrQe Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the Browser 🎬 Adam Argyle (co-host) Twitter | Instagram |...

Duration:00:26:46

051: Styling SVG in CSS

7/20/2021
CSS and SVG are very intertwined, and you can create a lot of unique effects by combining the two. This episode dives into a few CSS + SVG tips and tricks, including where and how to use SVG on your page, icon systems, color theming, adding animations, filter effects, and more! Links Solved with CSS: Colorizing SVG → https://goo.gle/3x0Uilb SVGOMG → https://goo.gle/3hS6ksJ SVG spec → https://goo.gle/3wVgRYe Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more...

Duration:00:32:53

050: inherit, initial, unset, and revert

7/13/2021
This episode is about the very available CSS values inherit, initial, unset and revert. We'll help explain what they are, what they do and when to use them. Links CSS Tricks Article → https://goo.gle/2U5PxJw Quirksmode Article → https://goo.gle/2TY80rz Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the Browser 🎬 Adam Argyle (co-host) Twitter | Instagram |...

Duration:00:11:30

049: Accessibility

7/6/2021
Today we are breaking down accessibility related styling choices to ensure a better user experience for all of your users. These include focus visibility, keyboard navigation, and more! Links #lintHTMLwithCSS - https://goo.gle/3dSMIlU CSS Speech Level 1 - https://goo.gle/3xrg3vc Media Queries Level 5 - https://goo.gle/3qUcBXz Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in...

Duration:00:31:37

048: Touch interaction

6/29/2021
Today we touch on touch interaction. Covering CSS's ability to change a user's touch experience with properties like touch-action, scroll-behavior, user-select and more. Links MDN - https://goo.gle/3y8My14 Spec - https://goo.gle/3dm4opF Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the Browser 🎬 Adam Argyle (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube @GoogleChrome CSS...

Duration:00:25:53

047: :is(), :where(), & nesting

6/22/2021
In this episode, Adam and Una explore some CSS syntactic sugar! They discuss the :is and :where functions, how they differ, and how they’re paving the way for nesting. Links Adam's post on web.dev → https://goo.gle/3qhYifl MDN :is() → https://goo.gle/3qgU0Vf Forgiving selector parsing → https://goo.gle/3xLTYHL Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the Browser...

Duration:00:33:03

046: Custom properties

6/15/2021
Custom properties, aka CSS variables, are runtime dynamic variables which allow you to store loose or typed values. They're free, super fast, improve code legibility, unlock powers, are reachable with JavaScript, animateable, overall super fun and, well, kind of complex. Links Module Level 1 → https://goo.gle/3wtADL1 82% of developers get this 3 line CSS quiz wrong → https://goo.gle/2U8oTPR A user’s guide to CSS variables → https://goo.gle/3zlmscV Locally Scoped CSS Variables: What,...

Duration:00:27:28

045: Scroll timeline

6/8/2021
In this episode we deep dive the experimental Scroll Animations spec to bring you the breakdown on @scroll-timeline powered CSS animation. Learn about scroll-linked animations vs scroll-triggered animations and how to orchestrate scroll interactions with elements of the page. Links Scroll animations level 1 draft →https://goo.gle/3pvWX49 Polyfill → https://goo.gle/3x8CQvw GUI Challenges - Tabs → https://goo.gle/34YYl5J Bramus's talk → https://goo.gle/2TPs7HU Una Kravets...

Duration:00:22:25

044: Transitions

6/1/2021
In this episode it's all about transitions. What you can and can't transition, it's limits, and it's super powers. We'll finish up with ways to trigger transitions and a few tips and tricks. Links CSS Transitions https://goo.gle/3vIDi31 Cont. https://goo.gle/3pcpueY Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the Browser 🎬 Adam Argyle (co-host) Twitter | Instagram...

Duration:00:26:17

043: Containment

5/26/2021
The CSS contain property can give you some serious performance gains by adjusting how and when the browser renders elements. In this episode, we go over all the different types of containment, and where you might use them. Links MDN doc on containment → https://goo.gle/3fRejEd Content-visibility → https://goo.gle/3wBMB52 Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in the...

Duration:00:14:50

042: Snap points

5/11/2021
In this episode we're guiding scroll areas into their peaceful resting places, maintaining alignment, keeping visual harmony, and improving the overall experience with the content. Links Scroll Snap Level 1 draft → https://goo.gle/2R9hUow overscroll-behavior → https://goo.gle/3o7vLYE scroll-behavior → https://goo.gle/3uKvkWU Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the web more colorful ✨🎨 Web DevRel @googlechrome Unicorn face host of @toolsday & Designing in...

Duration:00:16:48

041: Transforms

5/4/2021
In this episode we enter the 3rd dimension with CSS, placing and manipulating objects in 3D space with the transform property. 2D and 3D transforms are spectacular ways to animate and create a sense of depth in a design, follow along for how it all works. Links CSS Transforms Module Level 1 → https://goo.gle/2RsETdW CSS Transforms Module Level 2 → https://goo.gle/3tdGeCF Chaining transforms → https://goo.gle/3nKMKQp Una Kravets (co-host) Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Making the...

Duration:00:30:50

040: @font-face

4/27/2021
In this episode Una and Adam talk about font adjustments when being used within @font-face. When fonts are loaded, there's an opportunity to provide default values and fine tunings. Links @font-face on MDN → https://goo.gle/2S3DAmp CSS Fonts Level 4 → https://goo.gle/3sGwO2s The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:24:17

039: Paths, shapes, clipping and masking

4/20/2021
Paths, shapes, clipping, masking, oh my! There’s so much you can do with CSS shapes—from creating transition effects to creating interesting and organic typographic layouts. In this episode we dive in to how to wrangle shape effects in CSS. Shapes Level 1 → https://goo.gle/3gkJAkG Shapes Level 2 → https://goo.gle/3amJLIk Masking Level 1 → https://goo.gle/3nb6Bb5 Clippy tool → https://goo.gle/3sIM0w9 clip-path transitions → https://goo.gle/3tGx96I CSS Masking →...

Duration:00:33:46

038: N-match Notation

4/13/2021
Welcome back to The CSS Podcast, where we cover all things CSS from accessibility to c-index. Today, Una and Adam will discuss a micro syntax for pseudo class notification when working with nth-child. Selectors level 3 → https://goo.gle/3dWB48G Useful nth-child recipes → https://goo.gle/3e102DE Nth-child syntax → https://goo.gle/328nA4b Quantity queries → https://goo.gle/3a4NPwT Solved with CSS! Nth-tricks → https://goo.gle/3g65Wq0 The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:16:47

037: Cursors and Pointers

4/6/2021
What do mouse pointers, potatoes, and your fingers have in common? They can all interact with a screen! With CSS we can define how active our web boxes are, which areas are interactive, and what style the cursor should be. Maybe that means your mouse arrow becomes an animated magic wand, or maybe not. Get ready for a fun episode, where things get a bit goofy. Links Pointer events → https://goo.gle/39HFYF8 A Mind-Bending Discovery → https://goo.gle/31Rm3iA The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:17:34

036: Text and Typography

3/30/2021
In this episode we cover typography on the web from your CSS. From font properties to word breaking. Also, Adam gets thrown off and amazed at how dynamic the text underline property is and revels in the difference between small caps and petite caps. Links MDN Text Fundamentals → https://goo.gle/2O4Fh13 Text Decoration 3 → https://goo.gle/3u7M2yK The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:30:37

035: Background

3/23/2021
In this episode we cover all the ways to style an element's background: using images, colors, gradients and more. Links CSS backgrounds-3 → http://goo.gle/2P0DGJE CSS Tricks on backgrounds → http://goo.gle/2ODPCRY The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:25:12

034: Overflow

3/16/2021
In today's episode we cover overscroll and all the ways to handle content that's bursting at the seams. The web has a natural tendency to show overflowing content, so let's study our options when it comes to wrangling those pesky misbehavers. Links Text-overflow → http://goo.gle/38uDGbX CSS Overflow Module → http://goo.gle/2N7KsNg The CSS Podcast #CSSpodcast

Duration:00:18:46