Box generation, animating grid tracks, rounded triangles and getting involved with the web platform
Hello from Boston and An Event Apart. I spoke yesterday with my talk entitled Making Things Better: Redefining The Technical Possibilities of CSS. As always, there is a lovely engaged audience here as well as an excellent line-up of speakers.
Without further ado, I've got a bunch of links from around the world of layout. I hope there is something of interest among them.
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
618969 - [css-grid] Implement subgrid support - chromium - Monorail
While Firefox are implementing Grid Layout subgrid, Chromium seems to have no plans to do so. Head over here, log in and star this bug to let them know that the web community need this!
Digging Into The Display Property: Box Generation — Smashing Magazine
I continue my series on the display property with the box generation values of
display: none and
New in Firefox 66: animating CSS Grid – LogRocket
A good walkthrough of animation in
grid-template-rows and the gap properties in grid layout.
Creating rounded triangles in CSS with clip-path | CodyHouse
A nice little tutorial on using
clip-path to make rounded triangles.
Getting involved with the web platform
After my An Event Apart talk I got a lot of questions on the subject of contributing to the web platform, here are some very quick CSS-biased notes.
Create a responsive grid layout with no media queries, using CSS Grid - Andy Bell
A little utility with a good explanation from Andy Bell.
CSS Grid: In-flight Entertainment Screen
Uses animation of grid tracks to animate the menu opening (needs Firefox).
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