Posts in this section go back to 2000. Mostly web, and web business related.

Weeknotes 1

My intention in 2018 is to write regular weeknotes, if nothing else they will remind me what I’ve been up to.

So that was 2017

A roundup of some of the things that have happened in 2017, and what I’d like to do in 2018.

How should we resolve percentage margins and padding on grid and flex items?

The CSS Working Group would like your feedback on a longstanding issue with vertical percentage margins and padding.

CSS Survey Roundup

I ran a survey to find out how people were using CSS on their project, the level of browser support they aimed for, and which features they used. This post is an initial roundup of that data.

Launching today: The New CSS Layout

I have been author or co-author of 22 books, book number 22 is The New CSS Layout, published by my good friends over at A Book Apart, and launching today.

Announcing Notist

Drew and I have been working on something that we hope will make it easier for speakers to share their content and create a portfolio of their past events. It’s called Notist.

Multi-column Layout Level 1 published as a Working Draft

Some thoughts now that we have republished Multi-column Layout as a Working Draft.

Changes to the Grid Spec and taking on Multi-Column layout

Some notes from the recent CSS Working Group meeting in Paris.


I’m creating a list of CSS Grid Layout interop issues – GridBugs.

Perch, Patterns and Old Browsers

The video of my presentation at Patterns Day is now online.

Why display: contents is not CSS Grid Layout subgrid

Looking at the different problems solved by display: contents and the proposed but removed from CSS Grid Level 1 subgrid feature.

Refer to the spec : background and motivation

An explanation of the CSS Grid specification “Background and Motivation” section. What does Grid Layout solve?

A redesign

A few notes on the redesign of this site, and my new Webmention implementation.

Is it really safe to start using CSS Grid Layout?

Some thoughts on old browsers and how to make good decisions about the technology choices that you have.

You do not need a CSS Grid based Grid System

Explaining why you don’t need a grid system to use CSS Grid Layout, due to it already being a grid system.

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