Archive: March 1st, 2019

Content-based grid tracks and embracing flexibility

This is a really good explanation of the difference between context-aware layouts—that we’ve had up until now—and content-aware layouts, which are now possible with CSS grid:

With the min-content, max-content and auto keywords, we can size grid tracks based on their content. I think this is very cool. If we manage to embrace as much of the web’s flexibility as we can, we can get the most out of these tools, and let CSS help us with designing for the unknown.

There’s a very pretty bird perched on the windowsill of the @Clearleft studio. Does anyone know what it is? cc. @cpev

There’s a very pretty bird perched on the windowsill of the @Clearleft studio.

Does anyone know what it is? cc. @cpev