By eidias on (tags: css, categories: tools, web)

REMs – the new hotness in css.

They’ve been around for a while, but not very popular.  With the rising tide on responsive design, and mobile web usage, it looks like there may be more attention around this concept.

Throw in a css pre-processor and using them becomes much easier.

If you want to read up on the subject, here are 2 links that give you a short but thorough information: