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React inline styles with Radium & TinyColor

CSS is an old standard. It’s pretty basic and there are currently a lot of alternatives for styling web applications. Of course we have the pre-processors like LESS and SASS. CSS Modules is also a nice one which I’ll probably cover in another post. In the end they all output plain CSS again, but ah well, what other options do you have? What about inline styles? In Javascript.. WHAT?!

Faster CSS coding with Hayaku

Lately a good friend of mine showed me this plugin for Sublime Text called Hayaku. I had never heard of it so I asked him what it was. It’s like Emmet for CSS. Hey, I know Emmet, it makes writing HTML and CSS easier, so what’s this about?

Using icon fonts with SASS

Sometimes you want to display an icon in your website somewhere, but you do not want to touch the HTML. For instance if you have an auto-generated link in your CMS and you want to prefix it with an icon. This is actually very easy to do, because that is exactly what icon font vendors like Bootstrap Glyphicons and FontAwesome already do!