I am writing this while waiting to present at the online SmashingConf Freiburg. Sad not to actually be in Freiburg with the team, but we have been having a fun couple of days anyway. You can find my slides here.
I also have my CSS Layout Masterclass scheduled for the end of the week, there are a few tickets left. I'm not sure when I'll next be doing one of these so if you fancy spending a couple of sessions getting to grips with layout with me, take a look here.
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Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
Custom bullets with CSS ::marker
Chrome 86, which will become the release version of Chrome on October 6th, will container support for CSS
ImageReady: An event featuring talks about modern image formats | Meetup
This looks interesting, an online event about modern image formats. Not CSS but I figured there might be some crossover here.
Useful information about using
Everything Developers Need To Know About Figma — Smashing Magazine
As a non-designer I found this piece - which I edited for Smashing - really helpful. I thought that it might be a useful primer for other front-end folk who aren't all that familiar with Figma too.
Why CSS ::before doesn’t work on inputs and images | Web Platform News
Styling Complex Labels - Cloud Four
A nice piece about styling form labels to make the information easy to understand for all visitors to your site.
What is the Value of Browser Diversity? - daverupert.com
A good piece musing on the pros and cons of browser diversity and an increasingly Chromium-shaped web.
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