Web Dev

CSS Flexbox

I'm a bit late to the CSS3 party here but CSS Tricks have a great visual tutorial on CSS Flexbox and the various layout options available in flexbox. Don't forget to use CanIUse to check browser support though, and here's a handy CSS prefix generator for that cross-browser support (and see some extra steps are here for Safari).

Scaling Postgres

Gajus Kuizinas has an interesting post over on Medium Programming about the lessons learned in scaling a Postgres database to 1.2bn records per month, including the different hosting options and data management and indexing techniques.


HT to the Syntax podcast for mentioning DevDocs.io, a website that has all the docs for every programming language in one place. It is also a progressive web application, which means you can cache the docs for offline reading!


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