Understanding CSS Layout: the concepts underlying your (least) favorite language.

Presented by: Kilian Valkhof
Time: Friday, Jan. 12, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Have you ever felt perplexed by CSS, struggling to understand why the browser put the element where it did, and why it didn’t just follow the clear instructions you wrote? Do you think CSS is hard to work with?

By getting a better understanding of the concepts that underlie the language, you’ll learn to “see the matrix”. There’s normal flow, stacking context, offset parents… how do they interact with grid and flex layouts? This talk unveils those concepts in a fun and engaging way.

Room: Salon DTags: Front End, CSSLevel: Intermediate