How to makewith emoji. Definitely one for the “cool and useless until some company popularizes it in which case it becomes immediately Cancelled Forever” basket.
Interesting look at whether CSS can be considered Turing complete and thus, despite all conventional wisdom, an actual programming language.
Apparently in the last decade or so when I wasn’t really paying attention, it became Cool™ to shit on CSS. Which, as someone who grew up doing things like radically transforming my profile page in Gaia Online with the power of CSS alone, I find really—
Okay, I was going to say “odd” here but it’s not “odd” at all, is it? It’s frustrating. Because people shit in CSS because it’s, a) associated with girls doing things like modifying their Gaia Online profiles, and thus b) feminized and scorned.
Same as it ever was, I guess…
That being said, suddenly the shitty fucking code in a whole bunch of websites is making a whole bunch of sense…1
(These are, incidentally, designed to be viewed in Chrome. Looking at them in something else, e.g. whatever Internet Explorer is called nowadays, is interesting in the sense that it shows some of the “seams”. It’s incredible work either way.)