Grid layout starts to appear in Firefox.
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CSS Grid Layout appearing in Firefox Nightly Builds
CSS Grid Layout is currently being implemented in Firefox, and if you install the latest Nightly build you can see the work in action. You will need to visit about:config in the browser and enable the flag
layout.css.grid.enabled, but you can then take a look at the examples on Grid by Example and see that many of the initial simple examples are working.
Great to see Grid appearing in more browsers!
Enhancing Responsiveness With Flexbox - YouTube
Zoe M. Gillenwater's talk at CSS Conf EU explains how to use Flexbox to enhance your responsive designs even if you still need to have good support for non-flexbox supporting browsers.
CSS stacking contexts: What they are and how they work
A useful post about stacking contexts in CSS
CSS Line Grid Module Level 1
An interesting specification that you might not have seen is the CSS Line Grid Module, defining features for aligning content to a baseline grid.
dl in two columns
A grid example demonstrating laying out a dl in two columns using Grid Layout auto placement with some simple rules.
A CMS that works with you and your design
Perch has a template system that is HTML-like, simple to use and gives you full control of your mark-up. Design and develop the way you want to, knowing that Perch has you covered for functionality when it comes to editing the site.
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