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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 319: Hasty Treat - CSS Typography and Systems

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Jan 18th, 2021

Hasty Treat - CSS Typography and Systems

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS typography, and how to quickly get up and running with type systems.

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Show Notes

05:00 - How do you define type at the start of a new project?

15:03 - How do media queries and screen sizes affect your system?

16:58 - Why are systems in type important?

20:21 - How do you design a type system?

  • Scott's type system:

    /* Font Sizes */
    --baseFontSize: 1rem;
    --baseNavSize: 0.64rem;
    --smallFontSize: 0.8rem;
    --smallestFontSize: 0.512rem;
    
    --xtra-big-ass-heading: 3.052rem;
    --xtra-heading: 2.441rem;
    --heading-1: 1.953rem;
    --heading-2: 1.563rem;
    --heading-3: 1.25rem;
    --heading-4: var(--baseFontSize);
    --heading-5: var(--smallFontSize);
    --heading-6: 0.64rem;
    --heading-7: var(--smallestFontSize);
    

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