Responsive web design is all about creating flexible websites that work equally well on phones, tablets, computers, and other devices. The key word here is “flexible”.
The CSS flexible box model, known as flexbox, is a new layout tool that can help you build flexible websites painlessly. It is powerful, easy to learn, and easy to use.
About This Book
Flexbox for Responsive Web Design is a practical guide that explains the principles, benefits, and challenges of responsive web design with flexbox. It has four parts:
- A clear, compact tutorial covering the language of flexbox – core concepts, terminology, and syntax.
- Effective strategies for dealing with older browsers that don’t support flexbox.
- A user-friendly introduction to responsive web design – theory and practice in “aw shucks” language.
- Step-by-step instruction for building responsive web pages with flexbox.
Topics are explained in clear, easy-to-understand language. Key points are reinforced with real-world examples. And code is provided so you can see exactly how everything works.
By the end of the book, you will have a customizable template for a fully-responsive web page powered by flexbox – a tangible product that you can use for your own projects.
Who This Book Is For
This book is for web designers who want to build responsive websites that work on any browser and any device. The only requirement is a basic understanding of HTML and CSS.
All of the source code used in this book can be downloaded at http://flexbox-rwd.com/download.aspx.
Why This Book?
There is nothing hard about building responsive websites with flexbox. But there are a few moving parts. This book focuses on the most important parts, so you can quickly acquire the skills you need to design responsive websites that work reliably on all browsers and all devices.