#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 07 - 09 May 2018

Miriam Suzanne

Miriam has been working as a professional web design and development consultant for over 12 years. She’s a co-founder at OddBird – building applications for Mozilla, The US Coast Guard, Ironman Championships, and more. Miriam is creator of the popular Susy framework and Herman style guide generator, author of SitePoint’s Jump Start Sass, and staff-writer for CSS Tricks. She is also a award-winning playwright, novelist, and musician.

Don't Use My Grid System (or any others)

Web layout has always been a hack — compounded by responsive design, web application needs, and the desire for consistency. Join the creator of Susy (a meta grid-system) for a review of layout and grid techniques — when to use them, what to consider, and how to roll your own layouts with minimum code. We'll look at everything from floats to CSS Grid, flexbox, and even custom properties — and how to start using the new toys right away, with only a few lines of code.

  • When to use floats, CSS Grid, flexbox, custom properties, and other techniques
  • How to make grid-math simple, and lose the grid-system
  • How to make grid-systems work for you when you need them

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