Visiting the future
Imagine that we have flexbox as a technique for creating grid layouts, but its design is meant for simpler, one-dimensional layouts; it doesn't work so well if the layout is complicated! Is there an answer, something better, that is designed for the job?
Fortunately there is; I am of course referring to a relatively new technology, named CSS Grid Layout. Support for this is minimal for now, but this is likely to change. In a nutshell, it provides a simpler way to create grids in a browser, without the plethora of options we saw with flexbox.
The downside of using CSS Grid Layout as a technology is that support for it has yet to hit mainstream; it is supported in IE11/Edge, but only under the
-ms- prefix. Opera, Firefox, and Chrome ...