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Testing Regex in #JavaScript With the exec() Method

A handy option which returns the value as an array. h/t +Louis Lazaris

https://gist.github.com/AllThingsSmitty/0aa2691aef9993132263
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+Nathan Stefaniak hmm... You could put an ||[ ] after the .exec call
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#Sass #Mixin to Uni-Color #SVG Elements

Use for resets, default and hover state, et al.
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CSS #ProTip...

Use negative nth-child in #CSS to select items 1 through n. h/t +Wes Bos 😎

https://gist.github.com/AllThingsSmitty/1d35a73b8c03dd945a2f
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good one
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Did You Know #CSS @import Supports #MediaQueries?

However, browsers that support HTTP/2 still load all stylesheets regardless if the media query is matched. They gotta fix that!

https://gist.github.com/AllThingsSmitty/9b3b5a1baf077ffa8625 #WebPerf
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+Niall Fernie Not quicker at first. All the CSS would definitely be there. Initial loading time would just take longer.
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How Startups Work, Explained in 14 Lines of #JavaScript
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jejeje function validateIdea() IS NOT using idea parameter!! lol
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CSS Transform Shorthand in PostCSS

#PostCSS now allows you to use shorthand transform properties in #CSS, introduced in the CSS Transforms 2 Spec!

https://github.com/jonathantneal/postcss-transform-shortcut #CSS3
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+Кон Посиделов that's a Compass (Sass) implementation. The intent is to move away from pre-processing altogether which is where PostCSS fits in.
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"The problem with #CSS is that it only grows because you never know when it's safe to delete." — +Jed Schmidt at TXJS
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Ugh. This is one reason I love using sass partials, helps keep styles modular. Also, documentation. If you have to fudge something, explain why so the next dev doesn't guess wrong.
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+Klaus-Jürgen Wolf because the open web community is constantly growing with devs of all skill levels, it's always better to share than to assume.
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Get Last Element of an Array in One Line With No Temp Vars

Viable solution?

https://gist.github.com/AllThingsSmitty/6f08712f9f683643beda #JavaScript
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+Marcus أحبك you did notice the first comment is equal to yours?
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Perfecting a CSS 3D Animation

This is a good, not-at-all-overwhelming primer to start learning #3D #animation with #CSS.

https://subvisual.co/blog/posts/62-perfecting-a-css-3d-animation #CSS3
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#TNG as an #Animated Series? Make It So!

How has this never happened? This needs a Kickstarter for realz! It's my new life goal. I mean, "Clone Wars" ffs?!

http://joshhoward.typepad.com/photos/pinups/tng_crew_animated.html #StarTrek #StarTrekTNG #StarTrekTheNextGeneration
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+Matt Smith Warf for the win on this one.. Nice!
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