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What does "background:background!important;" do? Apart from make the browser wonder what you are talking about whilst getting nervous about the fact that it was important? XD


I'm so glad you spotted that mostly everyone else just pretended they knew what that was. It is the most obscure CSS you can imagine. Consider your desktop walpaper, now remove the image, you will notice a colour. Black blue red yellow. background: background; uses the OS background colour as a CSS property. The important is.. just for fun.


You know, I did know that, but it was burred deep in my brain. Now that you explain it, I remember you explaining it to me in person last year! It is a really unusual thing...I'm guessing that it is a throwback to a really creaky old behaviour, as opposed to a new exciting feature!


Braille unicode is also possible. Your team will thank you 😁

Classic DEV Post from May 21 '19

Ten Cognitive Biases to Look Out For as a Developer

Cognitive biases can be viewed as bugs in our thinking. In this blog post we want to take a look at ten cognitive biases to look out for as a developer.

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I work at ForgeRock as a Front End Engineer, I play with all sorts really. Lately WASM is my toy of interest.