Hello from Budapest! Tomorrow I am presenting on CSS Layout at CSS Conf Budapest and looking forward to watching all of the other talks on the line-up, it should be a good day with a really interesting schedule of talks. I'll link up any interesting slides and resources next week.
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
The CSS Grid Layout Editor's Draft has now been updated with the new definition of subgrid.
All the details of what is included in Chromium 50 - including the CSS Multiple Column Layout
An exploration of whether to choose pagination or infinite scrolling from a user experience viewpoint.
We talk a lot about responsive design for small screens - but what about really large screens? Here is a useful article explaining the challenges of designing for large screens and how to best make use of that extra screen real estate.
An article on selling design systems to clients.
"As designers and developers, we often know and see the benefits of an overarching system that radiates consistency throughout the different experiences of a company. But sometimes it’s seen as a very unpredictable investment, and the value isn’t necessarily visible right away."
I'm currently very interested in design systems, pattern libraries and the concept of breaking down design into components. So while this isn't primarily a layout article, it speaks to a direct that I think layout is moving in. Away from considering pages and screens and towards a focus on the components and how those behave in different environments.
Google have released a library which brings the capabilities of Flexbox to Android. For anyone who works both on the web and for Android this looks very useful!
If developing a layout seems to mostly consist of trial and error, or you are relying on a framework in order to make layouts that work, I have a course for you. Throughout this video course I'll explain the mysterious aspects of CSS, giving you a solid foundation to create the layouts you want.
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