An eclectic collection of links this week and, not all completely about CSS Layout. However these are the things I've found particularly interesting over the past few days.
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Around the web and within the CSS Working Group, there has been some discussion about whether we should specify a version of CSS — perhaps naming it CSS4. I dug through the large number of comments on the issue, and put forward some pros and cons.
In this set of new First Public Working Drafts we have Media Queries Level 5, and Conditional Rules Level 4.
When I'm not poking around at CSS, I'm Editor in Chief at Smashing Magazine, and we've released today our Ethical Design Handbook, I received a copy in the post today and it really is a lovely book to have on your shelf. More importantly it will help you to design in a way that keeps ethics at the center of what you do.
Andy Bell has relaunched his Piccalilli site with a lovely design and lots of tutorials and courses.
Why you should go back to adding height and width attributes to your image elements.
Ana Tudor explains the limitations of
This excerpt from the book Cross Cultural Design, on typography, is well worth your time.
This site is a really fantastic primer on variable fonts.
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