Yesterday I was at the very excellent All Day Hey conference in Leeds - my slides and resources can be found here. Next week I'm heading back to the USA for Google I/O. Come and say hello if you are there and spot me. I have a grumpy British face and am usually peering at my laptop or phone in some form of disbelief, but always far happier to have a chat than I might appear!
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Experimental support for CSS Masking with CSS
mask-size properties and full support for Variable Fonts are two of the features that are likely to interest readers in EdgeHTML 17.
At the last CSS Working Group meeting decisions were made on the approach to take for Grid Layout subgrid, I wrote a post to explain.
A set of radial gradient examples from Chris Coyier on CSS Tricks.
I am pretty excited about the possibilities of Houdini, in particular as a way to let people prototype layout methods. In this talk Sam Richard explains what Houdini is, and some of the things you can do with it.
I've been working on updated documentation and Guides for MDN, in the past month I've completed the docs for CSS Shapes.
In this video from CSSConf Australia, Julie Grundy shares advice to help you make your site more accessible for people with low vision, reminding us that accessibility is more than screen reader users.
I wrote about print stylesheets for Smashing Magazine, including a big chunk of information about the sorry state of fragmentation interoperability.
"We don’t have the luxury of traveling to our users’ homes and offices to determine if and when a browser plugin is hobbling our creations. Instead, the best defense against the unknowns of the browsing environment is to always design our sites with a universally usable baseline."
Jen Simmons talks to Jeffrey Zeldman about the concept of Intrinsic Web Design and designing with the viewport in mind.
Let me teach you layout, and save yourself time with every site you build.
With new lessons and updates for Spring 2018, I've distilled my knowledge about CSS Layout into this training course. This course has something for you if you are new to CSS, have been using frameworks for a while and want to understand how they work, or have been doing this for a while but want to understand the newer layout methods. The course includes video tutorials, text explanations and all the starting points to follow along.
The full table of contents gives an overview of what you can learn - at your own pace. We also have a Slack community where you can ask questions about the course materials.
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