This intro comes to you from an aeroplane en route to Sydney for Web Directions. For the second time this year I am discovering just how far away Australia is! Looking forward to some sunshine and spending time with everyone there. If you are going to be there, be sure to come and say hello.
We're right in the middle of conference season, so there should be a good selection of talk videos and slide decks coming through in the next few weeks. This week I have some from View Source in London, an event I wish I could have got to, but I need to see my home occasionally!
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
After returning from TPAC last week, I wrote up some of the things that we discussed in the CSS Working Group meeting. This includes things still in discussion where your comments would be welcome.
From View Source conference last week, Jen Simmons with the talk she has been giving on Intrinsic Web Design.
A Flexbox tutorial on building a photo card component by Ayo Isaiah.
Also from View Source, a talk about how we need to be able to change with change to really make the best use of the medium of the web.
An explanation of how to use dark mode in CSS with
A tutorial on using
grid-template-areas with Media Queries. I really like the way
grid-template-areas helps you to see exactly what a component will look like at each breakpoint.
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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