convert arbitrary images into huge, browser-crashing CSS box-shadow settings
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img2css.js
mona.jpg

README.md

img2css

Convert arbitrary images into huge, browser-crashing CSS box-shadow settings.

Example

http://rmer.info/css_mona_lisa.html (your browser will likely not be happy with your decision to visit this link).

Usage

  • Don't, obviously

But I want to

  • Edit img2css.js, change "img.src = 'mona.jpg'" to point to some (local) image resource you would like to make much more unwieldy
  • Point a recent version of Firefox at example.html. The initial rendering seems to only work in Firefox, but the generated CSS "works" broadly among modern browsers
  • You should see two copies of your image, possibly after a lengthy wait. Inspect the second one with Firebug to get a copy of its CSS attribute
  • Dump the CSS into your stylesheet, under say .mona-lisa, go nuts