code.Antrikshy | Notes, tinkerings, experiments

A Succinct, CSS-Only Overflow Scroll Indicator

So, you’ve set an element to overflow: scroll with an explicit height. Now you have a scrollable space. Depending on the content in this space, it may not be entirely obvious that it is scrollable, unless the content happens to be obviously cut off. Here’s an example.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Nunc sed velit dignissim sodales ut eu sem integer vitae. Amet cursus sit amet dictum sit amet justo donec enim. Non consectetur a erat nam. Ut venenatis tellus in metus. Arcu vitae elementum curabitur vitae nunc sed velit dignissim. At urna condimentum mattis pellentesque id. Natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient. Dolor sed viverra ipsum nunc aliquet bibendum. Dapibus ultrices in iaculis nunc sed. Sed blandit libero volutpat sed cras ornare arcu. Vitae et leo duis ut.

The are all sorts of solutions to this on the web, but I didn’t want any surrounding HTML elements and more CSS to make them work. Here’s a quick CSS solution.

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Language Trends By Developer Type - Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2019

About two months ago, Stack Overflow released the results of their annual Developer Survey.

In the r/programming discussion of these results, a few folks were disappointed that Stack Overflow’s official analysis of the data did not separate popularity data for languages, platforms, frameworks etc. by developer type.


So I waited for the dataset to be released under ODbL, and re-parsed the popularity numbers myself.

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Herman Miller Sayl Review, Plus Warranty Service Experience

This chair may not have the same icon status as some other Herman Miller designs (Aeron), but it still frequently gets screen time in TV and movies. I can’t blame those set designers; this chair makes a statement that few others do in the task chair space. And I always get giddy seeing it.

I moved into a new condo in late 2016. I wanted a modern look with the furnishing. Somehow, things fell into place such that I ended up with a white and red color scheme in the living room. Not too keen on waiting for a custom order from Herman Miller, I happened to find this perfect white and red trim of their Sayl chair on Amazon, sold by a seller named OfficeDesigns. We’ll come back to OfficeDesigns later.

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