3 pro tips for using flexbox

If you're not using flexbox yet then it's time to start adding it to  your workflow; it's been around for a while but with spec now solidified  and support from all modern browsers, it's a must for all frontend  developers who want the best way to do responsive web design.

Zoe Gillenwater will be at Generate Sydney on 5 September, where she'll discuss the when, what and how of using flexbox today:  when it's a great choice use flexbox (and when not to), what UI and UX  problems it can help you solve, and how to add it to your layouts in a  robust way that doesn't harm non-supporting browsers or accessibility.  You'll learn a step-by-step process for deciding on and deploying  flexbox, with lots of examples of flexbox in the wild along the way.

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Jim McCauley

Jim McCauley is a writer, performer and cat-wrangler who started writing professionally way back in 1995 on PC Format magazine, and has been covering technology-related subjects ever since, whether it's hardware, software or videogames. A chance call in 2005 led to Jim taking charge of Computer Arts' website and developing an interest in the world of graphic design, and eventually led to a move over to the freshly-launched Creative Bloq in 2012. Jim now works as a freelance writer for sites including Creative Bloq, T3 and PetsRadar, specialising in design, technology, wellness and cats, while doing the occasional pantomime and street performance in Bath and designing posters for a local drama group on the side.