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Cascade Layers

Giving us control over the cascade

Don’t let specificity force you into strict selector conventions. Cascade Layers allow us to manage specificity without resorting to naming hacks or the !important flag.

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Specificity is only one part of the CSS Cascade, but it’s the part we interact with the most often – and it can quickly become a labyrinth of twisted selectors, frustration, and swearing. That’s a terrible way to start the holidays! Unless we’re talking about the Jim Henson movie, which is excellent…

Upcoming Workshop

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Cascading Style Systems

A workshop on resilient & maintainable CSS

New CSS features are shipping at an unprecedented rate – cascade layers, container queries, the :has() selector, subgrid, nesting, and so much more. It’s a good time to step back and understand how these tools fit together in a declarative system – a resilient cascade of styles.

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