cssAudio - Activefile-genericCSS - ActiveGeneric - ActiveHTML - ActiveImage - ActiveJS - ActiveSVG - ActiveText - Activefile-genericVideo - ActiveLovehtmlicon-new-collectionicon-personicon-teamlog-outoctocatpop-outspinnerstartv

Pen Settings

CSS Base

Vendor Prefixing

Add External CSS

These stylesheets will be added in this order and before the code you write in the CSS editor. You can also add another Pen here, and it will pull the CSS from it. Try typing "font" or "ribbon" below.

Quick-add: + add another resource

Add External JavaScript

These scripts will run in this order and before the code in the JavaScript editor. You can also link to another Pen here, and it will run the JavaScript from it. Also try typing the name of any popular library.

Quick-add: + add another resource

Code Indentation


Save Automatically?

If active, Pens will autosave every 30 seconds after being saved once.

Auto-Updating Preview

If enabled, the preview panel updates automatically as you code. If disabled, use the "Run" button to update.

              @import "compass/css3";

// Ever wanted to know what would be the color operations to apply to a color 
// in order to find a second color, just out of curiosity?
// Like, "how to programmatically go from #BADA55 to #B0BCA7"?
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// @param (color) $a: first color
// @param (color) $b: second color
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// @return (map) returns the color operations to do in order to find $b from $a
//   where keys are the color functions to apply
//   and values are the values to pass to these functions
@function color-diff($a, $b) {
  $sat: saturation($a) - saturation($b);
  $lig:  lightness($a) -  lightness($b);
  $fn-sat: if($sat > 0, 'desaturate', 'saturate');
  $fn-lig: if($lig > 0, 'darken', 'lighten');
  @return (
    adjust-hue: -(hue($a) - hue($b)),
    #{$fn-sat}: abs($sat),
    #{$fn-lig}: abs($lig)
// Apply differences returned from `color-diff` function to a color
// In order to retrieve the second color
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// @param (color) $color: color to transform
// @param (map) $diff: diff map
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// @return (color) transformed color
@function apply-diff($color, $diff) {
  // We call the $key (function), 
  // passing the $color and the $value as parameters
  // e.g. `call(adjust-hue, #BADA55, 42)`
  @each $key, $value in $diff {
    $color: call($key, $color, $value);
  @return $color;
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Example
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Pick two random colors
$a: #BADA55;
$b: #B0BCA7;
// Calculate the diff map between those 2
$diff: color-diff($a, $b);
// This is a map looking like this:
// $diff: (
//   adjust-hue: 42,
//   saturation: 13.37%,
//   lightness: 1.5%
// );
// Apply the diff to one of the two colors to find the second one
$c: apply-diff($a, $diff); 
// Is everything okay?
sass {
  a: $a;
  b: $b;
  c: $c; // $b == $c, awesome!
// Visual representation if you prefer
// left part is $a
// middle part is $b
// third part is $c, generated from $a
html {
  background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left, $a 33%, $b 33%, $b 66%, $c 66%);
  height: 100%;

Asset uploading is a PRO feature.

As a PRO member, you can drag-and-drop upload files here to use as resources. Images, Libraries, JSON data... anything you want. You can even edit them anytime, like any other code on CodePen.


Loading ..................