Everything about web page layout is changing. New CSS specifications will make it possible to do designs we’ve never seen before. Rachel Andrew joins Jen Simmons to talk about what’s happening.
Grid is getting a ton of support in modern browsers and so we’ve got a couple of grid experts in Jen Simmons and Rachel Andrew on to help us navigate the grid – what is it? When can we use it? How do flexbox and grid play together? What about Bootstrap?
7:00 What is grid? And what does it mean?
16:30 What’s the mobile story for grid?
22:30 What is grid and why should someone be excited about it?
27:40 What about all that extra CSS with grid?
36:10 What’s autofill?
47:40 How do flexbox and grid play together?
1:01:02 When should you use something like Bootstrap?
Jen Simmons (@JenSimmons), Designer Advocate at Mozilla, creators Layout Land, host of The Web Ahead, and driving force with Rachel Andrew behind CSS Grid in our browsers, is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest.
Jen Simmons, host and executive producer
As a full-stack designer since 1996, with expertise in HTML & CSS, my projects include front-end development work for CERN, design work for Google and the W3C, and clients from Mark Boulton Design to the Annenberg Foundation. My career has been an eclectic blend of award-winning short films, print design, theatre, audio-mixing for live shows, and speaking. I’m deeply interested in content structure and innovating page layout. The Web Ahead was born of a desire for us to empower and challenge one another as we make the web.
Page layout on the web has been constrained for many years by the available technologies. But new technologies that are coming in CSS3 â flexbox, grid layout, regions, and more âÂ promise for an interesting future. Rachel Andrew joins Jen Simmons to explai
We’re talking about running online workshops. How can a traditional event adapt when participants can’t attend in person? Drew McLellan talks to Rachel Andrew to find out.
Rachel Andrew speaking at the second Responsive Day Out in Brighton on June 27th.
The Responsive Day Out is an affordable, enjoyable gathering of UK designers and developers sharing their workflow strategies, techniques, and experiences with responsive web design.
The landscape of what’s possible in web page layout is changing. Jen has a theory that this change will be a big one — perhaps the biggest change to graphic design on the web in over 15 years. Rachel, Jeffrey, and Eric join her to debate if that’s true or not, and to surmise what the future might bring. This special episode was recorded live at An Event Apart Nashville.
Front-end developer extraordinaire Paul Irish joins Jen Simmons to discuss work process, tools and best-practices.
Rachel Andrew speaking at Patterns Day in Brighton on June 30, 2017.
A one-day event for web designers and developers on design systems, pattern libraries, style guides, and components.
Patterns Day is brought to you by Clearleft.