Last week I was attending the CSS Working Group meeting in Paris, as an observer. I was mostly there due to my interest in the CSS Grid Layout specification, and I'll write up some of my thoughts next week. It was interesting to listen to all of the discussions and hear about early-stage specs such as CSS Round Display, a draft specification for CSS on round displays such as round watches.
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After the CSS WG meeting days there were two days dedicated to a new project called Houdini. Houdini aims to change the web by describing the "magic" of CSS and exposing new APIs to make polyfilling the web and inventing new CSS features easier. It's very early days but this article gives some background and links if this sounds like a project you would be interested in.
Part of a series of responsive images posts, an in-depth look at image breakpoints.
Great to see more people writing about CSS Grid Layout. Here's an article by Patrick Brosset on the subject.
Another excellent article by Sara Soueidan describing techniques for creating non-rectangular UI elements.
A post from Sarah Parmenter detailing her experiences learning to use Flexbox.
We talk a lot about designing for tiny screens - but what about huge screens? Some interesting points about designing e-commerce for large screens.
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