This issue comes to you from a hotel room in Arlington, over the river from Washington DC. I'm here for An Event Apart. Yesterday I gave my talk and also took part in the Web We Want Panel. The panel was great fun, there were some excellent ideas for new platform features submitted. It was great fun being a "judge"! Look out for the panel showing up at other conferences over the next few months.
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Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
Web developers and designers, we need to hear from you! This is your opportunity to tell us about your needs and frustrations with the web. In fact, your participation will influence how browser vendors like Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung prioritize feature development.
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Chrome DevTools now have a way to detect layout shifting, among some other new features.
Chris uses the web on a 50 MB budget, and sees how far his limited data takes him. Along the way he shares a lot of performance tips.
A method to decide which method of embedding images you should choose.
My slides, code and resources from my presentation at An Event Apart yesterday.
Some really interesting smooth scrolling demos which use grid for the layout.
If you have tried to apply padding to a flex container with an horizontal overflow behaviour of scroll, you might notice that the padding is not applied to the flex end side of your container.
Some workarounds for this behaviour.
Another fun demo by Olivia, who is just so so good at this.
Need a fancy gradient background? Take your pick from these.
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