The New CSS Layout


CSS Grid Layout will transform the way you design and develop for the web—and Rachel Andrew will change the way you grok the spec. Learn to use Grid Layout within a system that includes existing methods to perform the tasks they were designed for—and take advantage of this pivotal moment in the evolution of layout.

The New CSS Layout

What People Are Saying

In the web’s short life span, we’ve gone from having no layout at all to having powerful layout tools like flexbox and Grid. Rachel’s clear, concise explanations will help you wrap your head around all of the different techniques available for doing layout on the web with CSS and, more importantly, how to approach building for a constantly evolving medium.
Chen Hui Jing, Founder of Wismut Labs
CSS Grid is the future of layout on the web. This book is an excellent introduction to, as well as a deep dive into, a complex topic. With practical examples, Rachel breaks down every bit of the Specification in a way that’s easy to understand.
Ire Aderinokun, Front-End Developer and UI Designer
What’s the most important thing happening in web design right now? This. Powerful layout has arrived on the web. Learn it from Rachel, who has spent more time with it than anyone else.
Chris Coyier, Co-Founder of CodePen

About the Author

Rachel Andrew lives in Bristol, England. She is the co-founder of, the web development company behind Perch CMS. She works on everything from product development to DevOps to CSS, and writes about these subjects on her blog.

Rachel has been working on the web since 1996 and writing about the web for almost as long. She’s written several books, including the best-selling CSS Anthology from SitePoint, and recent ventures into self-publishing have produced The Profitable Side Project Handbook and CSS3 Layout Modules, Second Edition. She is a regular columnist for A List Apart as well as other publications online and in print. When she’s not writing, Rachel often works with other authors as a technical editor.

Rachel is a keen distance runner who encourages people to join her for a run when attending conferences, with varying degrees of success!

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October 10, 2017