Recreating the Apple Music Hits Playlist Animation in CSS

Apple Music has this “Spatial Audio” feature where the direction of the music in your headphones is based on the location of the device. It’s tough to explain just how neat it is. But that’s not what I’m here to talk about. I opened up the Apple Music app and saw a featured playlist of […]

A Handy Little System for Animated Entrances in CSS

I love little touches that make a website feel like more than just a static document. What if web content wouldn’t just “appear” when a page loaded, but instead popped, slid, faded, or spun into place? It might be a stretch to say that movements like this are always useful, though in some cases they […]

Parallax Powered by CSS Custom Properties

Good friend Kent C. Dodds has recently dropped his new website which had a lot of work go into it. I was fortunate enough that Kent reached out a while back and asked if I could come up with some “whimsy” for the site. ✨ One of the first things that drew my attention was […]

Stealing Game Animation Techniques to Engage Users

Today’s websites are overflowing with animations—often too many. They get in the way of the content and slow down our busy users. But at the same time: they’re wonderful. They bring websites to life, are fun to implement and can be incredibly impressive to show off. I think they’re great. Sorry impatient users. The way […]

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