11 things I learned reading the flexbox spec

This very nearly became the snippet show for the next 11 weeks because of how awesome this article is. If you’re using flexbox in your implementations then do yourself a favour and spend a few moments levelling up with this (very) entertaining and informative tutorial

11 things i learned about flexbox

In the end I got it all working, but the sun had set and my process had been the old CSS fiddle-a-roo. Or … what’s that game where you have to whack a mole and then another mole pops up and you have to whack that one too?

Anyhoo, I decided it was about time that I behaved like a grown up developer and learned flexbox properly. But rather than read another 10 blog posts, I decided to go straight to the source and read The CSS Flexible Box Layout Module Level 1 Spec.

Here’s the good bits.

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