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Views on Vue: Design Systems & CSS

The panel discusses Miriam’s VueConf talk “Dynamic CSS with Vue”. Miriam explains what her vue applications look like and shares advice for organizing CSS in Vue.

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Smashing Magazine: CSS Custom Properties in the Cascade

Miriam takes a deeper dive into the CSS Custom Properties for Cascading Variables specification to ask, “Why are they called custom properties, how do they work in the cascade, and what else can we do with them?” Pushing past the “variable” metaphor, custom properties can provide new ways to balance context and isolation in CSS patterns and components.

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Creative Bloq: Has CSS Finally Come of Age?

Steve Jenkins interviews Miriam about the state of CSS, and what’s coming next for the language – from Intrinsic Design to Dynamic CSS.

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Thunder Nerds: Dynamic CSS Interview

Thunder Nerds interviewed Miriam before her talk at VueConf US 2019.

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Views on Vue: Fonts with Miriam Suzanne

Miriam talks with the Views on Vue panel about design, tools, fonts, and more.

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Figma: 18 Designers Predict UI/UX Trends for 2018

Figma asked 18 designers (including me) what UI/UX trends they predict for 2018. December, with its flurry of holiday parties, cheery out-of-office auto-replies and introspective weather patterns, provided the perfect opportunity to pause and survey the landscape.

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SitePoint: How to Write Beautiful Sass

Clean, beautiful code should be a goal in every project. If other developers need to make a change, they should be able to read what is there and understand it. Readable code is the core of maintainability. This excerpt from Miriam’s book, Jump Start Sass will help get you started writing beautiful Sass.

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CSS Tricks: More CSS Charts, with Grid & Custom Properties

Inspired by Robin Rendle, I demonstrate some of my early experiments combining CSS Grids and custom properties to create dynamic layouts and data-visualizations.

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SuperYesMore: Stop Being Productive

It’s time to re-think what we’re measuring

Miriam reflects on the nature and value of productivity for the SuperYesMore series: The Human in the Machine.

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CSS Tricks: Fun with Viewport Units

Viewport units have been around for several years now, with near-perfect support in the major browsers, but I keep finding new and exciting ways to use them. I thought it would be fun to review the basics, and then round-up some of my favorite use-cases.

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CSS Tricks: Loops in CSS Preprocessors

Preprocessor loops are useful for writing DRY CSS. While everyone is talking about pattern libraries and modular design, most of the focus has been on CSS selectors. No matter what acronym drives your selectors (BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS, ETC), loops can help keep your patterns more readable and maintainable, baking them directly into your code. We’ll take a look at what loops can do, and how to use them in the major CSS preprocessors: Sass, Less, and Stylus.

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Versioning Show Ep.8: Miriam Suzanne

I joined Tim Evko and M. David Green for their great new SitePoint podcast – The Versioning Show. We discussed going from lurker to speaker, the importance of writing about what you’re learning, stumbling into fame, approaching new projects, and unit testing in Sass.

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CSS Tricks: An Interview with Miriam Suzanne

Chris Coyier interviews Miriam when she joins the CSS Tricks team as a Staff Writer. We talk about getting started in the industry, name confusion, founding OddBird, building Susy, and more.

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SitePoint: Live Q&A with Miriam

I did a live Q&A at SitePoint back in August. We talked about customizing Susy for your needs, why you might not need a grid system, other tools I’m working on, and how to select or build your own toolkits.

It was a wild two-hours of typing as fast as I could, and hoping to sound intelligent. Thanks for asking the questions!

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Jump Start Sass

Chapter 11: Sass Architecture

I’m excited to release Jump Start Sass, a book I co-authored with Hugo Giraudel. Digital coppies are available from SitePoint, wih print edditions sold by O’Reilly. Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 11, Sass Architecture.

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