Thursday, March 17, 2011

A rant against CSS

So I should be considered a backend guy. The problem is that I don't know what is the different from backend and frontend and the two things are actualy the same one.

Anyway, this is a rant. Who was that crazy guy that suggested to abandon the HTML table and adopt divs? Cmon it's embarrassingly hard to create a table with autofit and div!!!


  1. Have you tried "display: table" and friends? They do the trick for me, as long as you don't care about IE 6 and 7.

    Otherwise... you know, sometimes a table is just a table.

  2. You want to have a look at this: .
    Go through some of the designs and notice that the HTML is always the same. Now do this with tables!

  3. , it's possible without framework, but it's stupid.

    - If the content is tabular, use the table tag.
    - If it's for layout, use a div-based framework like