Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
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Ben Ilegbodu

Ben Ilegbodu
Senior UI Engineer, Eventbrite

Website | @benmvp

Ben Ilegbodu is senior UI engineer at Eventbrite, where he leads and manages Eventbrite’s Frontend Platform team. Ben has 10+ years of experience developing user interfaces for the web. Outside of work, Ben enjoys playing basketball, DIY, watching movies, and blogging at and tweeting as @benmvp about his experiences with new web development technologies. Ben is a Christian, a husband, and a father of two.


11:00am–11:40am Thursday, June 22, 2017
Modern Web Essentials
Location: 210 CG
Secondary topics:  CSS3, Responsive web design
Ben Ilegbodu (Eventbrite)
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Building linear layouts in CSS has been hard. Tables are bad, inline-block has quirks, and floats are insufficient. Thankfully CSS Flexbox enables us to elegantly solve our layout problems. Ben Ilegbodu dives into Flexbox, covering what it is, why you should use it, how it’s configured, and where it’s most useful. Read more.