Why the Hardest Part of CSS Is Specificity

It’s not easy to engineer unbreakable CSS with no side effects

Joe Honton
Nov 14, 2019 · 7 min read
It feels like the “cascading” part of CSS is for “cascading ripple effect”

It was Tech Tuesday at Tangled Web Services and no one had anything exciting to share. Devin and Ken’s performance benchmarking had been put to bed. Ernesto’s excitement over speculative push had died down. And bug triage and JIRA grooming was looming. Everyone was in a grumpy mood.