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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Building a Layout with Flexbox Creating a Sticky Footer with Flexbox

Kamal Paudel
Kamal Paudel
5,407 Points

After we master the flexbox method, is it still necessary to remember the inline-block & float methods to build layouts?

I mean in the newer projects I make.

3 Answers

Sam Gord
Sam Gord
14,060 Points

i think float's are not useful that much anymore, but block, inline and inline-block are different story . they are the very basic concepts which i think is recommended to learn and remembered all the time . even if u use flexbox , grid or any other technic i think you should definitely learn and remember some basic concepts.

Max Klopsch
Max Klopsch
22,628 Points

I suppose you might need to remember floats if working on legacy websites.

Max Klopsch
Max Klopsch
22,628 Points

Kasra Tabrizi From Wikipedia: "In computing, a legacy system is an old method, technology, computer system, or application program, "of, relating to, or being a previous or outdated computer system," yet still in use. Often referencing a system as "legacy" means that it paved the way for the standards that would follow it."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legacy_system

So they are old websites that have code in them with methods, that we would no longer use today. These systems are still often being maintained due to the cost of creating something new from scratch.