Using CSS Transforms in the Real World

In this article, we’ll learn how CSS transformations can be used in the real world to solve various tasks and achieve interesting results. Specifically, you’ll learn how to adjust elements vertically, create nice-looking arrows, build loading animations and create flip animations. Transformations of HTML elements became a CSS3 standard in …

Mattereum, perhaps the world’s weirdest and most daring startup, intends to own literally everything

How’s this for eyebrow-raising? In London, for the last year and a half, a team of lawyers, cryptographers, software engineers, and/or former military consultants have been brewing a bizarre and/or brilliant plan for a bridge between the blockchain and the real world — a system whose success is directly proportional …

SwiftKey taps Microsoft Translator for real-time translations in more than 60 languages

Microsoft-owned mobile keyboard company SwiftKey has announced a new translation feature in its Android app, one that leverages Microsoft Translator to convert your mobile messages into more than 60 languages. For the uninitiated, SwiftKey is a popular keyboard app for smartphones that enables users to type more quickly on touchscreens — it …

Women Have Given $217 Million More to Democrats Than Republicans This Election. And It’s Giving Female Candidates a Big Boost

Women are donating more money to candidates in Tuesday’s midterm election than ever before, and it’s giving a major boost to Democratic women. The 2018 election cycle, taking place amid the tumultuous second year of the Trump presidency, has seen a large increase in the share of campaign donations made …

This 29-Year-Old CEO Got His Big Break by Cold Calling Stars Like Kevin Hart and Blake Griffin. Here’s His Secret to Success

Entering the top echelon of Hollywood to work with major stars is hard enough when you’re 30. But Michael D. Ratner, 29, has done it by looking at the business in an unconventional way. The film school graduate is founder and CEO of OBB Pictures, a production company that specializes …

Reseller tips for delivering best-in-class customer service

With all of the day-to-day tasks and strategic planning resellers contend with — sales, marketing, HR, finances and more — technology can help a small operation provide a level of customer service and marketing automation that buyers are accustomed to receiving from large companies and enterprises. Your reseller company can …

CSS Architecture: Block-Element-Modifier (BEM) & Atomic CSS

The following is a short extract from Tiffany’s upcoming book, CSS Master, 2nd Edition, which will be available shortly. We’ll now look at two methodologies for naming things in CSS. Both methods were created to improve the development process for large sites and large teams; however, they work just as …

UK productivity slump linked to employee experience and lack of meaning, claims Deloitte report

Only half of UK employees consider their organisations to be effective at creating a positive work environment and only two fifths consider their employer to be effective at creating meaningful work. With 84 percent of workers stating that employee engagement and productivity are linked and 68 percent say their organisations …

Alphabet’s Chronicle launches an enterprise version of VirusTotal

VirusTotal, the virus and malware scanning service own by Alphabet’s Chronicle, launched an enterprise-grade version of its service today. VirusTotal Enterprise offers significantly faster and more customizable malware search, as well as a new feature called Private Graph, which allows enterprises to create their own private visualizations of their infrastructure and …

Augmented reality porn arrives on Android with animated human bodies

Porn has always pushed the edges of technology, from VHS videotapes to virtual reality. And now it may also push the envelope for augmented reality (AR). ARConk, an AR porn service, debuted recently, giving consumers the ability to place animated porn stars in the real world. It remains to be …

Can web analytics help you connect with your customers better?

You’re connecting to customers every single day, in many ways. Every time a customer walks through your door, reads one of your tweets, calls your store or visits your website, you’re engaging with customers. It doesn’t have to be in person, nor does it always have to end with a …

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A Gutenburg-Powered Newsletter – Learn the process behind converting the CSS-Tricks newsletter to use the new WordPress block editor. Maizzle – A framework for rapidly developing email prototypes with CSS. Website Audit Checklist – A simple checklist to audit your site for proper formatting, performance, accessibility, and security. Stop using …