Chapter 10 Flexbox and Media Queries

At this point, we’ve added a number of CSS3 enhancements to The HTML5 Herald. Along the way, we’ve filled in some knowledge gaps by presenting aspects of CSS3 that were outside the scope of our sample site. So it’s fitting that we should introduce two other CSS3 features that have received much attention among designers targeting audiences on various devices and screen sizes: flexbox and media queries.

In Chapter 1, we talked about the growth rate of mobile devices and the importance of considering the needs of mobile users. With flexbox, we can create layouts that easily resize to accommodate different screen widths. For example, we can provide a wide screen with a three-column layout, and provide ...

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