Lead Front-end Developer, Simpleloop Max Böck

Max is lead Front-End Developer and Designer at software studio Simpleloop in Vienna. He has been building stuff on the web for the last 15 years, focused on creating engaging, accessible & performant interfaces. He writes about web development on his personal blog and has been published by platforms like CSS-Tricks or net magazine.

20/09/2019CSS Talks

The CSS Mindset

It seems like every week there's another heated debate on how to solve the complexities that come with writing CSS. It's too simple. It's too hard. It's unpredictable. Why is CSS such a frustrating language for many developers?
Aside from knowing the technical features of the language, there is a certain way of thinking that helps to solve problems in CSS. Usually experienced through trial-and-error, there are those «aha!» moments when things finally start to click. When we learn to work with the medium, instead of fighting it at every turn.
In this talk, we will take a look at what it means to «think in CSS» and how to develop the mindset necessary to write efficient, resilient and maintainable styling.

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