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I am not allowed to credit the site that has this disaster. Its owner said "Nobody should see that"

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[–] [email protected] 112 points 1 week ago (2 children)

The author should be killed for indentation alone.

[–] [email protected] 21 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

I know, right? Needs more tab.

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

We are witnessing a hate crime.

[–] [email protected] 98 points 1 week ago

Client: "Can you switch these two colours, you have 1 minute to fix it or you're fired!"

Result:

[–] [email protected] 74 points 1 week ago (1 children)
color: lime !important;
z-index: 1000000;

[–] [email protected] 53 points 1 week ago (2 children)

I love the superstitious z-index just in case it does something to help.

[–] [email protected] 23 points 1 week ago (1 children)

At least that's actually easy and quick to do and is the only way of doing it. Centering a div however has 81639393 ways and it seems the one that works is different every time

[–] [email protected] 46 points 1 week ago (13 children)

Bro its so easy bro, just use flexboxgridcolumns its been a standard since 2010 just flex it bro you haven't learned to flex yet just check w3c schools and add a flex you can polyfill it but don't use that hacked one use the good flexpolyfill then { content-align-middle-child-elements: center-middle-true-neutral } so easy with flex bro

[–] [email protected] 18 points 1 week ago (1 children)

I know you meant this sarcastically, but yes, flex is a good option for centering something. Either that or setting the left and right margins of the element to auto, which is generally even easier.

Basically, if you're in a flex container use flex, if you're in a grid use grid, and if neither of those apply set the left and right margins to auto.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago (3 children)

Also seriously, anybody having problems with flexbox should try this:

https://flexboxfroggy.com/

I'm not sure there's any version of it for grids, but IMO grids are inherently more intuitive, so it may not be needed. Flexbox is the one that is hard to learn.

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[–] [email protected] 10 points 1 week ago

Dude, stop flexing on him. You're gonna make him cry.

[–] [email protected] 10 points 1 week ago

You've perfectly captured twitter tech bro energy it's kind of incredible actually

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[–] [email protected] 31 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Not allowed to credit the site in your text editor?

Is the owner in the room with you now?

[–] [email protected] 14 points 1 week ago (2 children)

This screenshot is not mine, it was sent to me via Matrix

[–] [email protected] 19 points 1 week ago (1 children)

You get used to it. I don't even see the code

[–] [email protected] 10 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Do you have a built-in browser in your brain that renders it?

[–] [email protected] 14 points 1 week ago (1 children)

All I see is blonde, brunette, redhead. Hey uh, you want a drink?

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago (1 children)
[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 week ago (1 children)

It's good for two things: De-greasing engines and killing brain cells.

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago (1 children)
[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (1 children)

It's only now that I realise that I understood that reference so late

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 week ago

Took ya a bit Keanu, but you got there.

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[–] [email protected] 26 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Well, that's what you get for using classes like "white" and "lime".

[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 week ago

Exactly this. Bootstrap killed the css star.

[–] [email protected] 24 points 1 week ago

People learning CSS through shitty frameworks:

[–] [email protected] 22 points 1 week ago

At first I only noticed the indent. Wtf

[–] [email protected] 19 points 1 week ago (6 children)

I'm appalled that classes representing visual styles are still a thing. I thought everyone already figured that it was a bad idea back in bootstrap days. But then I recently had an opportunity to work on project that uses Vuetify and saw quite long poems about flexboxes in class names...

[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (2 children)
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[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Aren't classes in CSS supposed to represent visual styles? What else could they be for?

[–] Mesa 21 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Pretty sure they're referring to class names describing the visual style being applied, rather than what that class represents semantically.

E.g. .red-bold vs. .error-text

[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago

Oh, that makes sense.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 week ago (3 children)

Well, there's not exactly a ~~class~~ training you have to take before writing CSS, so everyone starting out with it gets to make all those same mistakes for themselves before they know how to use classes sensibly. I myself am some backend guy, who has to write CSS far too often.

It certainly also does not help that various CSS frameworks out there do exactly that...

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[–] [email protected] 16 points 1 week ago

"Some coders just want to watch the word ~~burn~~ get colored white and/or lime."

And if you delete one or the other, or condense the code into a single command, the whole site breaks.

[–] [email protected] 11 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) (2 children)
[–] [email protected] 34 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Isn't cascading styles the whole point of Cascading Style Sheets?

[–] [email protected] 25 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

You absolute fool. You must never utter its full name, lest you summon its wrath!

[–] [email protected] 14 points 1 week ago (2 children)

I don't get it, isn't this a pretty normal way of using media queries. Granted you're more likely to see the widths defined in px.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 4 days ago (1 children)

Nowadays we do responsive webdesign instead of micromanaging widths.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 4 days ago

This is technically responsive, but I think you have a fair criticism. A single rule like this would be much more maintainable:

#content .grid-container {
	width: 90vw;
	min-width: 12rem;
	max-width: 75rem;
	padding: 2rem 0 1rem;
}

Obviously, media rules have their place, but not for something that's consistantly a full width container like this seems to be.

[–] [email protected] 11 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Shhh... The poster doesn't understand CSS and we shouldn't embarrass them in a community with memes

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 week ago

My imposter syndrome kicked in full swing. I was ready to learn a CSS best practice and feel uncomfortable about it for the rest off the day.

[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 week ago (7 children)

I am very, very surprised about the competence of the commenters here. I have had many discussions on reddit about the advantages of meaningful instead of presentational class-naming and you're normally met with great resistance, especially with users of frameworks like Bootstrap and Tailwind.

Here, everyone seems to either 'get it' or is willing to hear why classes like .lime are bad. Very cool.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago (1 children)

People that advocate for presentation naming haven't endured a major company rebrand.

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[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (2 children)
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[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago (2 children)

I guess the class matches the color of the background (applied on a parent element), and the text is the opposite color?

[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (1 children)

My guess would be that they initially named the classes like the colors and then decided to swap those two colors.

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[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

Lime text with a white background or vice versa sounds horrifying and illegible

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