How CSS Works: Parsing & Painting CSS in the Critical Rendering Path

Benjamin Johnson / filed under HTML & CSS

CSS often feels like this mysterious, whimsical force governing everything that we see on the web. It can be inherently simple at times, yet writing scalable, performant CSS seems to be the exception rather than the norm. Whether you think of CSS as a “necessary evil” or think of it as capable-yet-misunderstood, CSS is a […]

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