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Issue 14

Grid accessibility and performance, along with flexbox and z-index.

Rachel Andrew
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Issue 14

In a few hours I'll be on stage at An Event Apart speaking about CSS Grid Layout. Yesterday Jen Simmons spoke about modern layout in her presentation, so there is plenty of buzz about all that is new and interesting in CSS for layout here.

I've just confirmed what I expect to be my last speaking engagement of 2015, I'll be at dotCSS in Paris speaking about Grid. Tickets are still available for what I think will be a lovely event.

CSS Layout News


How z-index Works | bitsofcode

A nice tutorial explaining how z-index and the stacking context works in CSS.

CSS Grid Layout from the inside out

Manuel Rego Casasnovas is one of the Grid implementors over at Igalia. Here is a set of slides with live examples demonstrating Grid Layout - including interesting performance information.

The Web Ahead Labs

Some demonstrations of Shapes, Flexbox, Viewport Units, Multi-column Layout and Rotation from my fellow An Event Apart speaker Jen Simmons.

A Complete Guide to Flexbox | CSS-Tricks

If you need to brush up your Flexbox skills, this is a great place to start.


Three years with CSS Grid Layout

After updating my slides for my An Event Apart presentation on Grid Layout, I thought about the journey the specification has been on over the last three years.

HTML Source Order vs CSS Display Order | Adrian Roselli

Some great examples of source order vs display order here. This is a subject I'm happy to see more coverage of.

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