Packery — A new JS-based layout library

From the creator of Masonry and Isotope: I’m making a new layout library, called Packery. It is awesome because it resolves two of biggest and oldest issues with Masonry or Isotope. It fills gaps You can drag item elements It’s been in development for the past several months, and it still has a ways to …

Dive into Flexbox

Flexbox is a new layout mode in CSS3 that is designed for the more sophisticated needs of the modern web. This article will describe the newly-stablized Flexbox syntax in technical detail. Great to see that after three years it has become a candidate recommendation. Time to start digging a grave for faux columns (née 2004) …

What’s the Deal With display: inline-block?

We’ve been using floats for layout pretty much since we left tables behind. It’s a quirky solution that can often cause troubles, but if you know what you’re doing, it works. One interesting alternative to floats that people are turning to more and more lately is to set the display value of an element to …