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Overlapping Action with CSS Animation

css / animation

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

“Overlapping action” is one of the 12 celebrated Disney principles of animation, closely related to “follow through”. In this article I’m using the term “overlapping action” in a slightly different and expanded sense, one specific to writing CSS: how to create the impression of multiple independent actions from a single CSS animation directive.

SVG Patterns of Japan

svg / backgrounds

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 15 seconds

Cet article est également disponible en français

Just for fun (and, coincidentally, for the #retroTilesWeekend at CodePen) I’ve made two more , derived from traditional geometric Japanese motifs.

Better Diagrams with SVG and Blend Modes

css / blend modes

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 45 seconds

An interesting use of is to enhance the appearance of diagrams and graphs. Take, for example, the classic Venn diagram illustrating the “Fast, Cheap, Good” rule:

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