As we all know, everything rendered out of CSS is in a box model. That is why not many people are as enthusiastic as Wenting is about using CSS to draw, since everything has to be some sort of rectangles. In this talk, Wenting works inside of the box and transforms a single div to this mustache icon, all this live!
Sure, everyone uses WebFonts now. But are you using the full capabilities of modern OpenType fonts, with your CSS? Did you know how to get tabular or lining numerals, how to avoid fake smallcaps? Are you up to speed on chromatic fonts? And what is coming in the future, like Variation Fonts? Are you ready to power up on webfonts?
This story sums up Varya's experience in developing modular web solutions and pattern libraries. She is currently doing exactly the same as what she was doing 8 years ago, but in a very different way. In fact, the reasoning of choices for methods and tools to apply goes directly from grasping human nature, no less. Hint: BEM, living style guides and visual regression tests are involved.