How to choose between rem and em

A few days ago I found this article that argues for using rem units when defining font sizes. Generally speaking this is good advice. The rem comes with great predictable behavior, just like pixels do. But the rem also comes with accessibility advantages. When a user changes the font size in their browser Read more…

Using Flexbox in the real world

The Flexbox module for css was built with the intent to make a more robust, less hacky way to layout elements on pages. When you’re building a webpage you often don’t know how high or wide every element could or should be. This can cause problems in certain layouts which Read more…

Understanding HTML5 srcset

Every since responsive design became a thing people worried about the sizing of their images. Why would you serve an image that’s 1800px wide to a device that is only 320px wide? That’s a very sensible question to ask when you’re dealing with responsive design. If you consider that this Read more…