CSS Flexbox Explained by Road Tripping Across the Country

If you have ever been on a long roadtrip, then you can understand CSS Flexbox! The popular Flexbox model attempts to replace the giant pain known as CSS “floats”. Unfortunately, it also introduces yet another entirely new system into CSS. And you thought there were enough already! Actually, the grid-oriented nature of Flexbox makes much more… Continue reading CSS Flexbox Explained by Road Tripping Across the Country

React Props/State Explained Through Darth Vader’s Hunt for the Rebels

If you’ve seen Star Wars, then you can understand props and state. Props and state are essential to writing readable React code. But they’re hard concepts to grasp, because they’re based around an entirely different paradigm than Angular or jQuery (if you have used either of those). But don’t worry — I’m going to clear everything up with… Continue reading React Props/State Explained Through Darth Vader’s Hunt for the Rebels

CSS Floats Explained By Riding An Escalator

If you have ever jumped on an escalator, then you can quickly understand floats. Your <div> is almost perfect. You decide to introduce some floats to fix the relationship between a few elements. The next thing you know, your newly floated elements jump out of your carefully chosen order, and stick to the side of… Continue reading CSS Floats Explained By Riding An Escalator