Well, the clever CSS techniques just keep on comin’ from Trys—I’m learning so much from him!
This article by Cassie is so, so good!
First off, there’s the actual practical content on how to change the hover styles of SVGs that aren’t embedded. Then there’s the really clear walkthrough she give, making some quite complex topics very understandable. Finally, there’s the fact that she made tool to illustrate the point!
Best of all, I get to work with the super-smart developer who did all this.
These experiments with transitioning variable font styles on hover might be silly, but I can see the potential for some beautiful interaction design.
An excellent little rant by Cennydd that I agree with 100%: hovering does not demonstrate user intent.
A timely reminder: don't hide information behind mouseover events.
Amazon is AB testing their next design iteration. Bye, bye tabs (yay!), hello fly-out menus (boo!).