November 3rd, 2021 × #CSS#webdev#frontend

STUMP'D Interview Questions - CSS Edition

Scott and Wes play a game of Stumped focused on CSS interview questions to quiz each other's knowledge.


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes are back with another edition of "Stump'd!" where they try to stump each other with interview questions.

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Show Notes

06:05 - Which property allows you to control the shape or appearance of the marker of a list?

06:33 - What is a pseudo element? What is a pseudo class?

09:15 - What is the difference between block, inline and inline-block elements?

10:15 - What is a combinator selector?

11:12 - What is specificity? How do you calculate specificity?

14:37 - True or False — The translate() function can move the position of an element on the z-axis?

16:44 - What is the difference between "resetting" and "normalizing" CSS?

17:51 - How can you load CSS resources conditionally?

19:45 - Is there any reason you'd want to use translate() instead of absolute positioning, or vice-versa?

22:30 - When to use CSS grid vs flexbox?

25:12 - What are all eight @-rules in CSS?

28:01 - Which property is used to underline, overline, and strikethrough text?

29:52 - What is DOM reflow?

32:14 - How do you serve your pages for feature-constrained browsers? What techniques do you use?

34:00 - What is the property for controlling image-scroll?

36:23 - What are the three different types of CSS gradients?


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