CSS Laid Out

8ec1383b240b5ba15ffb9743fceb3c0e?s=47 Phil Nash
January 17, 2013

CSS Laid Out

Laying out websites has traditionally been a pain. In the past lie a hundred thousand discarded HTML table elements and twisted, disfigured floated elements. In the future are the bright lights of flexbox and grid layouts. But where do we stand now? How should we be laying sites out in 2013?

Links from the presentation:
Table layouts:
Everything you know about CSS is wrong — Rachel Andrew — http://www.digital-web.com/articles/everything_you_know_about_CSS_Is_wrong/

Flex box:
Getting Boxfresh with Flexbox — Anthony Killeen — http://www.12devsofxmas.co.uk/post/2013-01-02-day-8-getting-boxfresh-with-flexbox
Flexbox — fast track to layout nirvana? — Chris Mills — http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/flexbox-basics/
Using CSS flexible boxes — MDN — https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/CSS/Using_CSS_flexible_boxes

Giving Content Priority with CSS3 Grid Layout — Rachel Andrew — http://24ways.org/2012/css3-grid-layout/

The presentation and demos can be found at http://philnash.github.com/css-laid-out


Phil Nash

January 17, 2013