10 Years of CSS


In 2006 CSS celebrates its 10th anniversary. What does that mean? CSS has changed the way web designers create their sites, separating Markup from presentation, benefitting designer and uses alike.

The design community has confirmed that using CSS promotes beauty while making it easier and less expensive to build sites, ”Bert Bos, W3C Style Activity Lead

The W3C published on their website an article about the CSS' 10th anniversary, where they list some benefits to designers when using CSS.

  • Rich feature set
  • Reuse
  • Accessibility
  • Cross-media publishing

Well, everybody knows that there are some issues with cross browser style yet. Ok it has more to do with Microsoft and Internet Explorer, but for me CSS has made my life much more easier and pleasant.

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Fabio Sasso

I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.