Tyler’s CSS Wish List for 2024

Programming - Apr 19, 2024

The author's head peeks into frame, the large numerals of "2024" behind (suggesting that it occupies his thoughts)

2023 had its up and downs, but at least a bunch of my CSS wishes came true: Relative colors, container queries, :has, subgrid, and @property (with a caveat) landed in every modern browser! That’s amazing!

But 2024 is upon us now, and with it a (mostly) fresh batch of CSS features to dream about…

I should also mention some open proposals I’ve submitted to the CSS Working Group:

And finally, the same wish I made in 2017 and again in 2020… content-aware SVGs in CSS! Let me use currentColor without masks or inlining! Please? I’m asking nicely!

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