The following is a guest post by Manuel Matuzovic. It illustrates how flex-grow works, weird quirks and all. Then he goes into several examples on how common layout patterns may be implemented using
When I found out about
flex-grow, I made a simple demo to find out what it did and how it worked.
I thought I got everything figured out, but when I tried it on a website a colleague has recently made, nothing worked as expected. No matter what we did, the layout didn't look and work like it did in my demo. That got me thinking and I started to doubt that I knew what
flex-grow was all about.