Real CSS Tweets (Vol. I)

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We be tweetin’ all the time about web design and development stuff. In fact, @Real_CSS_Tricks, the official Twitter account for this site, is largely just an outgoing airhorn for the stuff we publish here and interesting things elsewhere. The human beings that operate this site have their own accounts.

It’s pretty interesting to see which tweets take off! Here’s a list of the most popular tweets in the last year or so.

That one turned into a blog post and demo.

I’d say SVG is normally the best fit for this kind of thing, but this is a damn impressive experiment. I like the websites interface in how you can hover over the parts of CSS and it shows you what part of the icon it is.

Some more helpful mini tools:


Little bits of code:

Stuff right here on CSS-Tricks: