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2020 Resources

  1. Video resource type

    Design Engineering Handbook

    Thoughts on the design & development process

    Learn how design engineering brings together form and function in this new Design Better book written by Natalya Shelburne, Adekunle Oduye, Kim Williams, and Eddie Lou – including interviews with Miriam and others.

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  2. Link resource type

    Using Custom Property “Stacks” to Tame the Cascade

    Since the inception of CSS in 1994, the cascade and inheritance have defined how we design on the web. Both are powerful features, but as authors we’ve had very little control over how they interact. Selector specificity and source order provide some minimal “layering” control, without a lot of nuance…

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2019

  1. Link resource type

    Embracing the Universal Web

    CSS-Tricks asked a number of web builders the same question…

    What about building websites has you interested this year?” There are constantly new features appearing in browsers – from subgrid to variable fonts to better developer tools. It’s a really great time to be re-thinking everything we know about design on the web. Responsive design has served us…

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    It’s My Job, and Yours

    CSS-Tricks asked a number of web builders the same question…

    What about building websites has you interested this year?” The role of ethics in our modern web space has been on my mind for the past few years and I suspect it will occupy my thoughts increasingly as I move forward. With each encounter of a questionable feature…

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    Introducing Sass Modules

    Sass recently launched a major new feature you might recognize from other languages: a module system. The new syntax will replace @import with @use and @forward – a big step forward for making Sass partials (one of the language’s most used features) more readable, performant, and safe. This article goes…

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  4. Link resource type

    Why We Switched to React Hooks

    Hooks are the new hotness in building web applications with React. In this article for BitSrc, Erica separates fact from hyperbole to examine why OddBird has embraced the new Hooks API to deliver a better product to clients, and how we’ve benefited from having simple, consistent patterns to manage state…

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  5. Link resource type

    CSS Custom Properties In The Cascade

    a deep-dive into what’s possible

    Pushing past the “variable” metaphor, CSS Custom Properties can provide new ways to balance context and isolation in our patterns and components.

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  6. Link resource type

    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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2017

  1. Link resource type

    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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  2. Link resource type

    How to Write Beautiful Sass

    Excerpt from Jump Start Sass, chapter 11

    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…

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  3. Link resource type

    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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  4. Link resource type

    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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  5. Link resource type

    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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2016

  1. Link resource type

    Loops in CSS Preprocessors

    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.

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  2. Link resource type

    Beyond Pixels Profile

    Experience design is a collaboration

    Net Magazine featured Miriam this month with a Beyond Pixels profile. “Miriam Suzanne creates experimental experiences with her band and her fellow developers.”

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  3. Link resource type

    CSS-Tricks Interview

    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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  4. Link resource type

    Sass Toolkits, Live Q&A

    I did a live Q&A at SitePoint in August, talking about: Customizing Susy for your projects Other ways to do layouts (and why you might not even need a toolkit) How to select a toolkit, or build your very own!

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  5. Link resource type

    Sass Toolkits, Live Q&A

    I did a live Q&A at SitePoint talking about: Customizing Susy for your projects Other ways to do layouts (and why you might not even need a toolkit) How to select a toolkit, or build your very own!

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    Sass Architecture

    Excerpt from Jump Start Sass, chapter 11

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

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