Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

.CSS { display: What? }

Martine Dowden (Andromeda)
11:00am–11:40am Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Web Foundations: CSS, HTML, JS, Node
Location: 212 A/B Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Developer Experience Track: Tools, Platforms, and Techniques, Technical

Who is this presentation for?

Front End Developers

Prerequisite knowledge

Some CSS experience

What you'll learn

CSS layout


As if css wasn’t tricky enough as it was, they had to go and add all this new stuff to it like grid and flex… now which one am i supposed to use?

To make matters worse, all of the new css layout techniques use primarily the display property which now has over 40 possible values.

In this talk we will look at the history of the display property and ways you can use it to display, hide, and layout content.

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Martine Dowden


Focusing on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, and usable, Martine delivers products that adhere to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 for accessibility and compliance. She approaches User Experience from both Art and Science, drawing from her degrees in Psychology and Visual Communications. Martine has worked as an artist, educator, and consultant since 2005, and is the UX Development Lead for both Andromeda and FlexePark.

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