WDRL 290

CSS Flexgrids, image performance and selectors

Hi, I’m Anselm Hannemann. Freelance webdesigner, frontend engineer, advisor. Curating WDRL, growing vegetables on a market garden farm.

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this time we’re going to look deeply into a lot of CSS articles together with optimising images. In CSS, we get nice tools that help us create better layouts, faster. We also look at new technologies like parent selectors, like responsive images in CSS, reverting CSS settings and container queries.

One thing that I recognize now that I have my gardening job is that I finally am able to look at web things from a more distant perspective. Which is nice because I now don’t spend any thoughts and nerves on discussions about »native HTML« and similar things that drive Twitter’s platform and make it so negative. When reading my Twitter feed, often a little bit later than the tweets were written, so many things seem unnecessary to me. Previously, I struggled with it a lot and spent hours wasting time on topics that in reality aren’t relevant to me as a person or for our community. I learnt that what matters really is doing something for the community instead of arguing against other people’s opinions. It’s one of the reasons why I started writing the newsletter again, it’s why I organise events here in my neighbourhood nowadays.

Enjoy your week with a smile now, no matter what your brain says. Worth a try, isn’t it?


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I hope you’re doing fine and have a way to stay positive, find your way to make an impact and help build a better society, better friendships and make our world a little better.
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