CSS Brigade #5: Z-index & CSS Selectors Best Practices

CSS Brigade is back with a new event May 29th at Hootsuite!

This time around we have two essential talks that will cover CSS Selectors (level 2, 3 and 4) and z-index!

Here are the details of the two presentations:

Z-index: Layer the DOM to your will

Ever had troubles with an element that’s “stuck” under other elements, even though it has the highest z-index in the DOM? Ever had problems troubleshooting layered elements using CSS?

Trouble no more! Learn about z-index and how to use it to layer the DOM to your will. Anny will cover two important concepts: stacking context and stacking order. You will walk away with a new-found appreciation for z-index’s powers, and tips for troubleshooting CSS layering problems.

Anny is a passionate young web developer, specializing in responsive front-end design, HTML/CSS and javascript.

CSS Selectors Best Practices & Performance

We’ve come a long way since the old days of CSS! Dave is here to bring us up to date by showing us how to use some handy level 2 and 3 selectors, diving into selector best practices and performance implications. Finally he will give a sneak peak into the future of level 4 selectors!

Dave is a front-end web developer and web technologies instructor. He passionately follows progressive web technologies and techniques including HTML5, CSS3 and multi-device web design and development. Dave also loves biking!

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This event is completely free and everybody is welcome to come. Hope to see you all there! Go to http://cssbrigade.com/events/5 to find more information on this event.

If you have any questions or suggestions reach us out on twitter @cssbrigade or email [masked].

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  • anny h.

    Slides posted here http://www.annyhe.com/zindex

    2 · June 7

  • Adam A.

    Great event, even without beer! I had a great time and learned a thing or two as well. I'll be back!

    3 · June 1

  • Dave A.

    Hi everyone. The slides for my presentation can be found here: http://davearthurweb.com/presentations/css-brigade-20140529/

    8 · May 29, 2014

    • Morgan W.

      Thanks Dave, that was a very good talk. Enjoyed!

      May 30

  • James B.

    Sorry I can't make it guys, in the middle of a launch crunch. Sad to miss out!

    May 29, 2014

  • Flynn O.

    Caught the cold going around so I'm not going to be able to attend :(

    May 29, 2014

  • Jorge P.

    Good news everyone! There won't be any beer for tonight's event.

    I know... that's not very good news, but the law requires a special permit for serving alcohol and I wasn't able to get it in time for this event.

    I apologize for the inconvenience that this brings to all of you. Beers will be back for the next CSS Brigade!

    3 · May 29, 2014

    • Martin S.

      One does not simply CSS without beer ;)

      1 · May 29, 2014

  • Andrew (Pez) P.

    I can't make it tonight, which is too bad cuz Dave is gonna ROCK IT!

    But I will be there next time ;-)

    May 29, 2014

  • fay-lisa

    Can't make it tonight, changed my rsvp for those waiting!

    May 29, 2014

  • Angela

    Have a conflict with a creative meetup. Tough choice but gotta mix it up.

    May 28, 2014

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