Flexbox is an advanced method of more efficiently using space amongst items of a CSS container. While its theory can seem a bit complicated and difficult to master, thankfully the web is chock-full of great opportunities to learn.
Our brains are capable of some amazing feats. Yet, they work in different ways that can reflect in our personality. For instance, some of us gain contentment from putting ourselves out there in the crowd, while others prefer a quite room all to themselves. We’re a species of extroverts and introverts. One is not better than the other – just different.
If you’ve been working as a web designer for awhile, you may find yourself in an interesting position: Resident Expert/Guru. Friends, family, colleagues and clients will ask you for advice regarding the web or other technology-related topics.
CSS frameworks are a Gods send. They speed up development, ensure usability, meet all W3C standards, compatabile across most browsers and a hell of a lot more. Sounds marvelous doesn’t it. Why doesn’t everybody use them? Well, for the novice developer, frameworks, may be a little bit tricky to get there head around? That is were this article comes in, to hopefully give everybody a better understanding of what a framework is and how to use it effectively.
We are going to focus on how to use the Blueprint Framework, a framework that is a little bit more mainstream and mature than the rest (I am not saying better). We have getting started guides, advanced tutorials, plugins, tools and apps and some insightful further reading articles.
Hopefully this article will give everyone a better insight into CSS frameworks and eventually love them.