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CSS Sprites: Image Slicing’s Kiss of Dea

CSS Sprites: Image Slicing’s Kiss of Dea
Back when video games were still fun (we’re talking about the 8-bit glory days here), graphics were a much simpler matter by necessity. Bitmapped 2-dimensional character data and background scenery was individually drawn, much like today’s resurgent pixel art. Hundreds and later thousands of small graphics called sprites were the building blocks for all things visual in a game. Article Continues Below As game complexity increased, techniques developed to manage the multitude of sprites while keeping game play flowing. One variation saw sprites being plugged into a master grid, then later pulled out as needed by code that mapped positions of each individual graphic, and selectively painted them on the screen. And what does this have to do with the web? Everything old is new again, and though the rise of 3D games has made sprite maps obsolete, the concurrent rise of mobile devices with 2D gaming capabilities have brought them back into vogue. How do CSS Sprites work? On to the HTML.

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CSS Sprites Por el 24 de abril de 2009 en: Sin categoría Los CSS Sprites es una sencilla y efectiva técnica de CSS que nos permite ahorrar ancho de banda. Realmente los sprites son imágenes que contienen varias imágenes y se muestran gracias a diversas técnicas que nos permiten recortarlas. Inicialmente se utilizó en el desarrollo de videojuegos debido a su versatilidad a la hora de realizar animaciones, hoy también nos lo encontramos como una técnica CSS que nos permite ahorrarnos ancho de banda. Gracias a esta técnica podemos reducir considerablemente el peso de nuestra aplicación web y lo que es más importante el número de peticiones HTTP, estas dos ventajas nos permiten reducir el tiempo de carga de nuestra aplicación web y reducir la carga en el servidor.

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