Reflections, Connections, and Smiles

This week, the CodePen community reflects on lessons learned during 2016, gets together in Florida for #OrlandoCodePen, and crafts some clever Pens to make you smile!

The Danger Crew RPG: Lessons Learned

The Danger Crew RPG: Lessons Learned

Drew Conley writes about lessons learned while his team built a game in React and Redux, with insights from the very first CodePen demo to the finished game.
Really Good Emails

Really Good Emails

This beautifully curated account lives up to its name and gathers really good examples of email design. Check out their showcase and collections for inspiration for your next campaign.
I  Icon Fonts

I [] Icon Fonts

Don't we all? Jon Kantner's super-realistic CSS mug is probably filled with developer tears
Sea Waves

Sea Waves

Sit back and relax, with these beautiful oceanic waves by Stefan Weck.
2016

2016

With 2016 behind us, we're seeing some great recaps, personal reviews, and 2017 goals. Johan Karlsson's had a particularly creative year!
Happy Switches

Happy Switches

It never gets tiring to see funny and creative ways to use web elements. This switchy happy face by McKnight will definitely put a smile on your dial.
Whale Like Watermelon

Whale Like Watermelon

panda_bear's delightful CSS illustration shows how a whale can be like a watermelon!
Discoid

Discoid

Tiffany Rayside is back with more psychedelic grandeur. Pop this one into your favorite CodePen TV collection!
Up & Down

Up & Down

Jon Beaumont Pike recreates that clever sign you saw on Reddit. Gotta love an efficient design!
#OrlandoCodePen this Week!

#OrlandoCodePen this Week!

There's a CodePen meetup in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. at Fattmerchant HQ. Wanna go? Don't forget to RSVP!
Album Art Collection

Album Art Collection

Anastasia Lanz has put together this fantastic collection of album art, recreated with web technologies. If you're in a creative rut, recreating some of your favorite albums might be just what you need!
Hair Color Changes

Hair Color Changes

Giulia Cardieri has made a beautiful pen to recap all of her 2016 hair changes.
Daily CSS Images

Daily CSS Images

Mike Mangialardi's email challenge sends you a CSS drawing prompt every weekday
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