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
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.An excerpt from 11 things I learned reading the flexbox spec