CSS Day

Everyone's talking about CSS-in-JS. It's the Kim Kardashian of web development. And, as with Kimmie, opinions are polarised. To some, CSS in JS just makes sense: it's local to your component, it can't leak and, hey, I know how to write JavaScript and CSS is weird.

To others, CSS-in-JS is an abomination that makes them want to emulate Kimmie and "release a fragrance" in disdain. Why are scripters so afraid of the cascade? Why the hesitance about inheritance?

Let's look at what CSS seems to lack, what the CSS-in-JS libraries can teach us, so we don't do as Kim's buttocks did and "Break the Internet".

Slides: noti.st/brucelawson/5O0d81/css-in-js-ftw-wtf
About Bruce: brucelawson.co.uk

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CSS Day

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An advanced CSS conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, since 2013. On June 13th & 14th, 2019, we'll have our 7th edition, with a UI Special the day before.

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