Performant CSS Animations: Netflix Case Study

Animating properties such as width or top forces the browser to recalculate the size and location of every component that may have changed, called a layout. That’s not great for performance. Here’s how you can use two properties (opacity and transform) to create animations that don’t generate a redraw…

The Anti-hero of CSS Layout – “display:table”

The topic of table usage in layouts is a sensitive one. In general, web developers consider table-based layout a taboo. Although the reasons against it are well-documented, most developers are unable to provide a sound background for decrying table-base layout except for, “tables are bad”…