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Room 315

Modern CSS Layouts

Presented by Erik Runyon

The web has moved through several phases of layout over the years. Absolute positioning, table-based layout (and the mighty spacer gif), and floats. Well now we finally have the specifications that were created specifically for layout. During this presentation we will dive into Flexbox and Grid. We will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each, and where and how you should use them. We’ll also look at some layout patterns common in highered, and how to re-create them using Flexbox and Grid.


Erik Runyon

Erik Runyon has been developing websites for fun and profit since 1995, and joined the University of Notre Dame in 2007. Erik enjoys chatting and writing about web performance, accessibility, the mobile web, and RWD.