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Today we discuss the Flexbox CSS layout model and how it will impact future designs.
- What is Flexbox?
- How does it differ from floats?
- I can already use Foundation/Bootstrap for a grid or column layout, why switch to something new?
- What browser support is out there now?
The Nimble Thimble
In addition, we introduce our Flexbox-based CSS framework, Thimble. By leveraging Flexbox natively in the browser, we are able to offer all the fancy grid and column control with a much smaller code footprint than Foundation or Bootstrap. Check it out at http://thimblecss.com.
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On our next episode we will be discussing how to (pseudo) scientifically choose which browsers to support. Left to someone else, the answer is “All of them!” but that’s a major pain. We’ll help you argue against supporting older browsers without sounding like a whiner. That episode will air on Oct 27.