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Issue 166

Lazy loading, stacking contexts, measuring layout, and Intrinsic Web Design.

Rachel Andrew
2 min read


Issue 166

Hello from Toronto!

I am here speaking at FITC Web Unleashed as well as running a CSS Layout Workshop here. It has been a fun event so far, although I am looking forward to today when I don't have to speak and can just enjoy the conference. My slides from yesterday are included in this email.

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Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News


Your CSS Layout Toolkit for 2019

The slides and resources for my new talk, presented first at FITC Web Unleashed here in Toronto. I used lots of little videos in this talk for the first time as our platform for speakers Notist allows me to embed the video in the slide deck.

The Complete Guide to Lazy Loading Images | CSS-Tricks

A useful guide to lazy-loading images, a technique that helps improve the time it takes for a web page to load by deferring image loads until they are needed.

Putting things on top of other things | Tell the machines

A very detailed post about stacking contexts in CSS.

CSS Layout cookbook - CSS: Cascading Style Sheets | MDN

Something I have been working on for MDN is the CSS Layout Cookbook. The idea being to create example code for common design patterns. I will be adding to this over the next few weeks.

Accurately measuring layout on the web | Read the Tea Leaves

A post about measuring layout performance on the web, explaining why it is hard to measure style and layout.


Jen Simmons and Intrinsic Web Design - ShopTalk

Jen Simmons talks about Intrinsic Web Design on the Shoptalk Show podcast.

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