Bookmarklet: Eyedropper

I was reading Stefan Judis's awesome "Web Weekly" and in this weeks post he mentioned the EyeDropper API in Chromium Desktop browsers only - I totally missed this and because I frequently have to grab color information for slide design I need something quick to hand. Bookmarklets are quick to hand, so I built one for you.

const e = new EyeDropper();
e.open().then(d => {
  alert(d.sRGBHex);
}).catch(console.error)

EyeDropper <— Just drag this to your bookmark bar.

And if you are interested in a Chrome Extension, check out this post by Patrick Brosset.

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