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WPD 544: CSS @apply rule, pretty git log in one line, selecting responsive image breakpoints, CSS caret-animation

  • Posts

    • Strategies for selecting responsive image breakpoints, @………’s post
      • “Instead of spacing out breakpoints evenly, we should have more breakpoints as the image gets larger. […] We’d start by defining a budget for the amount of wasted bytes that the browser would be allowed to download…” The author notes that (in the future) this task should be handled (automatically) by image processing services.
  • Info

    • requestIdleCallback is available in Chrome Canary behind flag, @………’s post w/ info, screen
  • Content

    • @………’s proposed CSS @apply rule (enables mixins in CSS), spec (via)
      • This proposal is almost identical to the syntax that has been recently added to Polymer (screen). A block of properties is assigned to a custom property. This “custom property set” can then be inlined into other style rules.
  • Tools

    • git logline (alias), a pretty git log in one line, @………’s post

  • Other

    • @………: Firefox’s WebExtensions API not limited to the Chrome extension API, post (Mozilla’s faq)
    • CSS UI 4: caret-blink-time replaced with caret-animation (none value disables blinking), spec (rev)

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