I am writing today from An Event Apart in Seattle. Yesterday I gave my talk Graduating to Grid, kicking off an afternoon of CSS Layout from myself, Eric Meyer and Jen Simmons. Jeremy Keith managed to liveblog the talks, as did Torre Capistran.
Quite a mix of interesting stuff this week, thank you to sponsor Design Principles.
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
Logical Properties and Values move the web away from being tied to the physical dimensions of the screen to the writing mode of the document. Understanding this is helpful when using new layout methods such as grid and flexbox. In this article I explain.
Ire Aderinokun has written a really in-depth article on how
display: contents works.
A really excellent and in-depth look at focus styles from Eric Bailey.
I love a deep look into how and why the browser does things. Here is one such piece which will help you properly understand Responsive Images.
An explanation of how CSS Scroll Snap can be used to create a better carousel.
Another Layout Land video from Jen Simmons, this time on
A neat expanding menu with CSS Grid - a tip, inspect the grid with Firefox to see how it goes together.
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