It’s JavaScript! get the styles out.

Some programmers of UI widgets believe that appearance properties belong in the JavaScript invocation of web page widgets. Why? I don’t know. I’ve always believed in separating styles from behaviors. (Well, yes, the JavaScript is the agent which is creating the visual components on the page, going beyond what HTML and browsers can do. But does that give it a right to encompass stylistic properties in JS?) If we want to use those UI components, we have to do things their way.

Or do we? I wrote a fiddle demonstrating how you may relocate your JSON (this example is taken from the Twitter embedded timeline widget) into your CSS.


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