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CSS

Robby Kim
Robby Kim
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Is Flexbox worth learning and implementing?

Hi!

So I'm new to CSS and I'm learning through the different tracks that teamtreehouse has to offer. I recently checked caniuse.com and it seems that Flexbox is widely supported now on all browsers and is now in a working draft position. I was wondering if it was worth it to learn and start implementing into code as a primary designing method or if it's easier and better to stick with the older ways of floats and etc. I don't want to design a website with flexbox and find that the entire page is messed up if a newer update to chrome or firefox comes out that for some reason doesn't support flexbox.

Thank you! Robby

1 Answer

Browsers that support flexbox won't be dropping support for it, as the flexbox spec is currently in candidate recommendation stage.

Some older browsers don't support it fully (or without prefixes), but you don't need to worry about future browser versions.

You can read more about specific browser issues (and everything else related to flexbox) at the MDN.