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Lea Verou @LeaVerou Boston, MA

HCI researcher @MIT_CSAIL, @CSSWG IE, @CSSSecretsBook author, Ex @W3C staff. Made @mavoweb @prismjs @dabblet. I ♥ standards, code, design, UX, life!

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Joined Twitter 2/27/09

If you make webpages without thinking through what happens when there’s no CSS or JS, you are messing it up for man…
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@aburone What I was talking about was clearing data PER SITE. @aburone That's for all sites, no?Writing error message copy? Consider including a helpful regex to indicate what your customer got wrong!
Retweeted by Lea Verou"Realism is so much more than detail."
Retweeted by Lea Verou @rudytheelder @BernhardHofmann That implies you take 180% of the originally planned time which is unrealistically o…
@jensechu @nzgb Not completely, but it helps :) I have 2 Chinese versions (Simplified & Traditional), not sure if there's a 3rd one. @nzgb Haha nice! I'll check when I get to the office on Monday if I have that version. Which country?
@vhgalvao Whoa, that's crazy. Why do people do this? Have they not discovered retweets? @vhgalvao Thanks, I un-retweeted the more recent one and retweeted the older one. Tho don't be quick to blame, it could be a coincidence.I've never related to a vending machine more in my life
Retweeted by Lea Verou @anupulu @ykarikos Most non-developers don't know this though. Or even that dev tools exist. @jon_neal @PostCSS Nah, my plugin works, though it's not very robust. But I ended up doing it in gradients. (btw I'… @jon_neal @PostCSS A helper for writing SVG data URIs. @andrey_sitnik @sitnikcode @PostCSS @jon_neal Where did I mention having such a problem? @YouSoPunny @PostCSS Yes, I love that too! @AaronMendezNYC @PostCSS Haven't tried it yet. I just use @gulp + plugins @sitnikcode @PostCSS @jon_neal Huh? Either you didn't understand my tweet or I didn't underestand yours. To solve what?Spent ~2 hours writing a @postcss plugin for some minor syntactic sugar. Ended up not using it after all. Classic @PostCSS instead of @SassCSS in a new project today! Has been a bit rough so far, but love the flexibility. Also, :matches()! 😃
#lazyweb Favorite Helvetica Neue lookalike web font? @typewolf suggests Nimbus Sans or Arimo but they have no light face. @FizzOtter @RobotMakerGirl @digikey Thanks, I just ordered a black one and a white one! I will soon have a fan club of my own!Have to say... Not a huge fan! :D
Retweeted by Lea Verou @moymadethis YES, that too!! @DiademJewellery @FizzOtter I was thinking of turning the actual fan into jewelry, I have a friend who can does tha… @__tambourineMan @Atom_Hernandez I said I don't care what YOU think, you generalized it to "others". Try generalizi…“How Flexbox works — explained with big, colorful, animated gifs” by @scottdomes
Retweeted by Lea Verou @dirkhvb Instead of offsetting the radius with both horiz and vert padding they only (or mainly) used hor which cre… @FizzOtter OMG, where can I buy this from? I want to turn it into jewelry! @Atom_Hernandez Not gonna lie, I don't really care what you think. 😂 @TryCaviar if a restaurant is "not taking orders for the rest of the day" DON'T LIST IT!! Just wasted > 30mins this way, ended up @Foodler @letoughguy @gerardsans @googledevs @slightlylate LOL, maybe you should try that to someone whose ONLY work is acad… @leemnelson_ Design is not 100% subjective. We're not talking about skeuomorphism vs flat design here. This violate… @AmeliasBrain @CodePen Exactly what I was looking for, thanks Amelia! <3 @letoughguy @gerardsans @googledevs @slightlylate Butthurt much? 😂 Maybe you're the intern? 😂 @leemnelson_ Except my website's last redesign was in 2010, not a few days ago.Twitter's new design looks like it's done by someone learning CSS who got a bit too excited by border-radius. Gawd,… delete all data from a specific site in Chrome? Dev tools has you covered! (I honestly don't know how non-dev… @CodePen Is there any way to link to codepen w/ libraries pre-attached? Would be useful for libraries to offer a playground to try them out.
Are you ready for #FrontEndCon2017?☺️ We are pleased to announce our Keynote speaker @LeaVerou👏All the way from Bos…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @jon_neal @tabatkins @gregwhitworth @fantasai @Una It's not about adding @supports for webp, it's about whether tha… @Una @tabatkins @gregwhitworth @fantasai I'm not as experienced as @tabatkins but I could help too, if needed! @gregwhitworth @tabatkins @fantasai @Una Yes yes yes yes!!! If she's interested, that is. @tabatkins @gregwhitworth @fantasai @Una Is that even possible?!
@bitfalls Your logical fallacy is… @web_martin Worse, they seemed unable to mute when e.g. giving a talk or someone else is looking! Now they'll follo… wow, it looks like Chrome 59 finally uses the native OSX notification center for web notifications!! 🎉🌈😃 @j00n @mavoweb Oh, if you want to store data in your own server yes, you will need a custom backend. Some instructi… @j00n You mean a custom backend? You don't normally need a backend for @mavowebwould love to get html imports going for realz. Can we revisit with a prpl mindset @mozilla?
Retweeted by Lea Verou"HTML Imports allow all three aspects of a web app to be componentised — markup, style and script."
Retweeted by Lea Verou[new work] Proposed W3C Charter: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Working Group (until 2017-07-17)
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@fmuaddib @kaushalc @SaraSoueidan Deprecation is just postponed really, until the replacement is good enough. Don't…
@AmazonVideo Why is @dark_matterTV s03e03 still not available 26 hours after airing?! Are you becoming Netflix? Regretting buying the season
@robcolburn @svgeesus @FapSpirit @font The former. @DevOrHack @svgeesus @font Chrome doesn't support all opentype features @jaimonstr @svgeesus @font If he was gonna do that, he may as well send a pull request to WebKit or Blink, it's no harder, LOL @TheLarkInn @njmkhn @Golmote If it's just a build step on our end, that's fine by me! Just don't want anything that…
Any HTML/CSS to PDF converters out there that support @font-face *and* OpenType features? #csswg
Retweeted by Lea Verou @njmkhn @TheLarkInn Talk to @golmote but I'm afraid it would have to be a fork right now. Don't want to get in the…
I made a drop shadow library that when combined with @LeaVerou’s #Prefixfree, can be used in CSS:
Retweeted by Lea Verou @bassWolfe Be warned that it may not have great browser support. I didn't even know Chrome already supports it! @georgeMandis @skin_motion Thanks for looking into it!! @bassWolfe Case insensitive
@natalyathree @teleject Thank you! @BillKastanakis Nope! Thanks for checking! @teleject Thank you! @betaorbust @anshulbajpai Love it! I just wish there was a visual way to depict the "looking at brain" part @pgbovine @bradamyers @andyjko @ThomasLaToza @wobbrockjo @ProfJayFo @edwardbenson @amyxzh @karger @brrian @hqz @hmslydia Thank you!
Guys, what the fuck? Would you compliment a smart man with "You'll be a great husband"? No? Then WHY THE FUCK DO…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @p2kmgcl @Yelp Or there is one that all genders can use @jonathan_lesko @Yelp This may come as a shock, but there is probably no God. Go out and enjoy your life instead of… @vvoyer @anshulbajpai @jwajsberg @reinhardt1053 @vaidehijoshi @PixelUlu Haha it is awesome indeed. Especially the p… that @Yelp has added "Gender Neutral Restrooms" as part of its restaurant metadata! Well done! @anshulbajpai 😂 Dude, you’re embarrassing yourself. But it's amusing, so feel free to keep going! 😂😂 @kjmobb Not mine! I heard it from @jina first. It's the gender neutral form of mansplaining. @anshulbajpai @vaidehijoshi Um, I'm drawing from my actual 20 years of experience coding, not random bloggers. Any…
Retweeted by Lea Verou @anshulbajpai @vaidehijoshi Um, I'm drawing from my actual 20 years of experience coding, not random bloggers. Any…
@reinhardt1053 @vaidehijoshi @anshulbajpai @PixelUlu Unit tests *detect* bugs, they don't prevent them. Also, some…