We’re all familiar with traditional URI protocols like https, http, ftp, and file, but data URIs have become a large part of our online strategy. We can use them to display images, the Mac camera and webcams, and more. But what if we simply want to use a data URI to convey basic data?
Typing a data URI shouldn’t be difficult, and it isn’t. As someone that works on the Firefox DevTools Debugger, I’m often typing out data URIs to illustrate problems. The format is:
We’re all so ingrained to use
protocol://subdomain.domain.tld addresses that data URIs look foreign…but they require the least amount of resources to express content!
An Interview with Eric Meyer
Your early CSS books were instrumental in pushing my love for front end technologies. What was it about CSS that you fell in love with and drove you to write about it? At first blush, it was the simplicity of it as compared to the table-and-spacer…
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I was one of the biggest fans of flexbox before it hit but, due to being shuffled around at Mozilla, I never had the chance to use it in any practice project; thus, flexbox still seems like a bit of a mystery to me. This greatly…