Adding outline of text or MovieClip in Flash with AS3As you probably know there is no such kind of option. We should deal with a little AS3 code.
5 useful ActionScript 3 tipsSometimes, when you work on some project, you find something that is small, but very interesting and useful. Usually I'm adding such kind of things in classes that I like to call helpers. The following tips are part of my helpers.
SASS: @content directive is a wonderful thing
I just started using SASS and I love it. A bunch of cool features, which will help me to improve my CSS coding. @content directive is one of them.
CSS: Understanding first-child, last-child and nth-child
I like the CSS only solutions. Very often I need to select a specific DOM element. Sure I could add a new class, but it is always nice if I can do that inside my stylesheets. It just looks better and keeps my HTML markup clean. first-child, last-child and nth-child are made exactly for this purpose.
AbsurdJS became one of my favorite projects. I spent a good amount of time developing it and it's getting more and more interesting. I also received some positive feedback, so I think it is time to write a bit more about the module and explain how it actually works and what exactly is made for.
CSS variables are here for ages
Every front-end developer that starts reading about CSS preprocessors thinks “Oh, finally variables in CSS". Indeed, the ability to create and use variables in CSS makes our code much more flexible. However, I think that there is no need to use a preprocessor to create flexible stylesheets.