I'm at CSS Dev Conf in San Antonio this week. I opened the conference with a talk that covered a bit of the history of CSS, as it has applied to me anyway. I also talked about how really learning the basic fundamentals of the web can give us a foundation from which to learn new things but also to contribute to the web and teach others. The slides are here, although I'm not sure how useful they are as a standalone thing.
I have a new sponsor this week - thank you Bytemark hosting!
Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News
An update on the various CSS Grid Layout features Igalia have been implementing in Blink and WebKit. I like these updates, for me one of the most enjoyable parts of following and documenting the development of CSS Grid Layout is how much I have learned about how things get into browsers.
Firefox "Intent to Implement" the
shape-outside property, which would bring CSS Shapes to Firefox. Excellent news!
Charlotte Jackson writes a part two to her Flexbox and Quantity Queries article.
A nice walk-through of how Patrick Clancey solved a user interface issue with CSS Mod Queries.
An updated technique for visually hiding text while keeping it accessible, including notes about how to use this responsibly if you need to use it.
I really enjoyed this episode of the Web Platform Podcast with Harry Roberts.Lots of stuff about working with large teams, and also the future of layout.
Jake investigates the interoperability issues that arise when using media queries to add responsiveness to SVG images.
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