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“Graduating to Grid” by Rachel Andrew—An Event Apart Denver 2017

When CSS Grid Layout shipped into multiple browsers in the Spring of 2017 it heralded the dawn of a new way to do layout on the web. In this video, captured live at An Event Apart Denver: Special Edition, Rachel Andrew looks at what went right or wrong in these first few months, and offers help to those struggling to transition away from legacy methods.

In a practical, example-packed hour, Rachel helps give you the confidence and practical skills to fully embrace Grid layout. She compares common framework patterns to new Grid code, and teaches how to create a workflow that is right up to date—a workflow grounded in new CSS, yet able to care for old browsers and ensure a good experience for their users.

Developer, author, and entrepreneur Rachel Andrew is one half of edgeofmyseat.com, the company behind Perch CMS and Notist. She’s an Invited Expert to the W3C on the CSS Working Group, a Google Developer Expert, and the Editor-in-Chief of Smashing Magazine. Her books include the recent Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout and HTML5 for Web Designers, Second Edition.

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