I've been working on slides and examples for upcoming conference talks and workshops, conference season will be round again very soon. On Thursday this week I'm doing a webinar for Smashing TV.
Lots of interesting tips, techniques and articles to link to. Don't miss the new videos from Jen Simmons, they are a different style of video to those I've produced in the past, and to anything else I've seen online. If you are finding it hard to learn some of the concepts around Grid layout, you might find these do the trick.
The issue this week is supported by an anonymous sponsor - thank you!
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
Every Tuesday and Thursday Jen Simmons will be releasing new videos on the new layout possibilities in web design.
These are excellent, and a completely different approach to the usual code-heavy tutorial screencasts.
On Smashing Magazine, a useful article on IntersectionObserver and how to use it for lazy-loading images and other use cases.
"Laws of UX is a collection of the key maxims that designers must consider when building user interfaces."
I really like the site design too.
Find out about the CSS Paint API, part of Houdini and about to be enabled by default in Chrome Stable.
More Houdini fun this week with these experiments.
A great article demonstrating how to use the
clip-path property to create various effects.
A lovely menu layout using CSS Grid which is also responsive.
Lynn writes about creating her portfolio site, which I linked to in a previous email.
Here's an interesting approach at a "hack" for maintaining aspect ratio.
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