I have seen some buzz around CSS Variables lately and recently had the opportunity to use them as part of the front-end team at Geckoboard. They solved a very specific problem for us while being easy to use, fast, and maintainable. In this post, I’ll describe how and why we used CSS Variables in combination with React to re-style our web app on the fly!
At Geckoboard, we build live dashboards to display key metrics on TV screens. Being able to add your own personality to a dashboard is important to a lot of our customers, so a few months ago our design team previewed a feature they were calling “Customization”.
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