In web development it’s useful when we can say “if the browser supports X, then we know it also supports Y”.
Scott Jehl of Filament Group demonstrates a one-liner technique for loading external CSS files without them delaying page rendering.
Given what we can now do with CSS, do we still need Sass?
Sass was the hare. CSS is the tortoise. Sass blazed the trail, but now native CSS can achieve much the same result.
Here’s Rob Weychert advocating a combination of CSS custom properties,
calc() and Sass to automate the construction of a flexible typographic scale in CSS.
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