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Issue 202

More on subgrid, CSSconf EU videos, aspect ratio images, and focus indicators.

Rachel Andrew
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Issue 202

I arrived back in the UK on Friday morning, and headed straight to Bristol. Before heading home however I stopped off at the Pixel Pioneers conference and gave my presentation Grids All The Way Down. I've never been so glad to have a flight land on time!

I'm now in Amsterdam, in an Airbnb which has two cats! I'm here to speak at CSS Day, the Fronteers meetup, and also to run a specification reading workshop tomorrow for Fronteers.

Thank you to An Event Apart for their sponsorship of the newsletter this week. The next An Event Apart will be in Washington DC and I'm already looking forward to it.

Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News

CSS Grid Level 2 - subgrid is coming to Firefox - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

My post for the Mozilla Hacks blog, with demos and information about the subgrid implementation which is now in Firefox Nightly.

What if we got aspect-ratio sized images by doing almost nothing? | CSS-Tricks

I've written about the possibility of an aspect ratio unit for CSS in the past. Chris writes up a discussion which started at CSSWG face to face last week where Firefox are experimenting with making it even easier by taking the aspect ratio from width and height values already in HTML.

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 83 | WebKit

Safari TP 83 fixes some Grid issues and also implements display: flow-root.


CSSconf EU 2019 | Rachel Andrew: Hello Subgrid! - YouTube

Here is the video of my talk at CSSconf EU. You can find the slides, code and other resources on my Notist page for the talk.

Indicating focus to improve accessibility - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

A post explaining how to provide, and certainly hy not to remove, focus indicators in your designs.

CSSconf EU 2019 | Chen Hui Jing: Using DevTools To Understand Modern CSS Layouts - YouTube

Also from CSSconf EU, watch Chen Hui Jing explain how we can use DevTools to work with CSS Layout.

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