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A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique - Inspect Element

A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique - Inspect Element | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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 I came across the need to make a background image responsive, keeping the same aspect ratio at different widths. The limitation was that we couldn’t change any HTML or back end code so changing it to a simple imgwas out of the question.

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Bruce Lawson’s personal site  : Why we can’t do real responsive images with CSS or JavaScript

As the browser is munching through the HTML the preloader sees “” and rushes off to fetch the resource before it’s even thought about speculating about considering doing anything about the CSS or JavaScript.

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Live Font Interpolation on the Web

Live Font Interpolation on the Web | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Today’s webfonts tie our responsive sites and applications to inflexible type that doesn’t scale. As a result, our users get poor reading experiences and longer loading times from additional font weights.

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Responsive grid using calc

Responsive grid using calc | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Calc is the first and only CSS function which allows us to deal with math. The most beautiful thing about calc is it works with just any units.
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Abusing CSS3's nth-child selector to invent new ones

Abusing CSS3's nth-child selector to invent new ones | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

What I had in mind was a Javascript-free, automatically-sizing image gallery that I could toss in the stylesheet for my Jekyll-based site and have it “just work” regardless of the number of images I threw at it.

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How to Create a Responsive Email Template - Designmodo

How to Create a Responsive Email Template - Designmodo | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
While the support for HTML5 and CSS3 is limited on email design, the best way to create a responsive email template is by taking the old way of creating layouts — using tables, internal CSS, inline CSS and media queries.
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Approaches to Media Queries in Sass | CSS-Tricks

Using media queries in CSS as part of responsive websites is bread and butter stuff to todays front-end developer. Using preprocessors to make them more comfortable to write and easier to maintain has become common practice as well.
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Measuring Your Site's Responsive Breakpoint Usage — Philip Walton

If your site is built using responsive design, measuring and understanding how your users are interacting with your site at the various breakpoints is critical to making informed design decisions in the future.
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4 pro tips to maximise responsive accessibility | Web design | Creative Bloq

4 pro tips to maximise responsive accessibility | Web design | Creative Bloq | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Responsive design and accessibility both embrace the idea of flexibility. But there's more to it than that. Simply implementing responsive design techniques doesn't automatically make your site accessible. Here are four practical tips to help boost accessibility in your responsive designs.
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How to create a front-end testing plan, and why you should | Developer Drive

How to create a front-end testing plan, and why you should | Developer Drive | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Having a plan will help you know the devices, browsers and systems your project is supposed to cover. This will help you reduce the waste of time, money and effort.
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Instant Fluid Videos with Viewport Width Units - Tuts+ Web Design Tutorial

Instant Fluid Videos with Viewport Width Units - Tuts+ Web Design Tutorial | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Intrinsic ratios are an approach to expanding and contracting elements on a web page, allowing them to be fluid whilst at the same time constraining their proportions. Thierry Koblentz first proposed the idea back in 2009.

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Thankfully we now have access to the vw sizing unit and as long as you don’t have to support old Android devices or IE8, it’s relatively safe to use. Super easy responsive videos.

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Responsive Enhancement ◆ 24 ways

Responsive Enhancement ◆ 24 ways | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Progressive enhancement isn’t a technology. It’s more like a way of thinking. Instead of thinking about the specifics of how a finished website might look, progressive enhancement encourages you to think about the fundamental meaning of what the website is providing. So instead of thinking of a website in terms of its ideal state in a modern browser on a nice widescreen device, progressive enhancement allows you to think about the core functionality in a more abstract way.
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Responsive Type, part 4: Responsive consistency

Responsive Type, part 4: Responsive consistency | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Now, for something that really isn’t rocket science, consistency in responsive typography can be quite tedious. However, with the right approach you’ll find it an empowering experience.
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Creating a Full Width Responsive Tiled Menu with CSS

Creating a Full Width Responsive Tiled Menu with CSS | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
We show you how to make a full width responsive tiled menu with CSS, with some JavaScript to show/hide the navigation on smaller screens.
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Tour of a Performant and Responsive CSS Only Site | CSS-Tricks

Tour of a Performant and Responsive CSS Only Site | CSS-Tricks | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

We wanted to develop our new website to be responsive, mobile friendly, and easily load on even 2G networks using only HTML and CSS. In this article we'll tell you about the challenges we faced in both design and speed optimization of the site, and how we overcame them.

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Are design patterns destroying web design?

Are design patterns destroying web design? | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Design patterns offer effective short-term solutions to common problems. However, the more prevalent the design pattern the more established it is, and the greater the likelihood that it’s approaching an extinction level event.
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Analytics-driven responsive web design planning | Metal Toad Media

Analytics-driven responsive web design planning | Metal Toad Media | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In many ways, planning your design around specific devices is doomed to fail (and puts you on an endless upgrade treadmill). Instead, a design should adapt fluidly within the entire spectrum. What happens in between the breakpoints is more important than the precise location of each breakpoint.
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15 Stats To Convince Your Boss To Invest In Mobile In 2015

15 Stats To Convince Your Boss To Invest In Mobile In 2015 | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Is your company still not thinking mobile first? Here are 15 stats to convince your executive team that the time for mobile is now
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Community Project: Responsible Redesign for the New Year - Tuts+ Web Design Article

Community Project: Responsible Redesign for the New Year - Tuts+ Web Design Article | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The beginning of 2015 is the perfect time to get responsible, so let’s do so as a community! We’re asking you to improve your websites and share the results.
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The State of Responsive Web Design - Tuts+ Web Design Article

The State of Responsive Web Design - Tuts+ Web Design Article | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Because technology is always changing by the minute, it is extremely important for us to remain focused on the underlying goals of responsive web design, and not get too attached to any one way of doing things
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Creating Responsive Images with CSS - Six Revisions

Creating Responsive Images with CSS - Six Revisions | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

In this tutorial, you will learn the simplest technique for achieving responsive images. There are many responsive image techniques, and they vary in complexity and level of browser support.

 

 

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Scott Hurff

Scott Hurff | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Apple’s changes will make our lives easier as smaller screen sizes die off. But only if we learn to adapt our designs.

If not, the future is going to be pretty painful for those thumbs.
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Better Responsive Website Testing in Google Chrome

Better Responsive Website Testing in Google Chrome | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
I now want to show you two simple tools; tools which can help you respond to the most common devices and speeds and stay on top of the development issues, until your site’s perfect.
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Responsive Type With Only CSS — Medium

Responsive Type With Only CSS — Medium | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
It is actually very simple. One unit is equal to 1% of either the viewport’s width vw or height vh. You can also set a min and max with vmin and vmax.
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Thoughts About Responsive Navigation On Mobile Devices - Vanseo Design

We have some good ideas, but the ideas still need refinement. The patterns I like for mobile navigation tend to be off-canvas, navigation at the bottom, triggered by gestures. I suspect we’ll use all three in whatever becomes a common pattern.
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Responsive Images Demo—Srcset, Picture, and Image-Set - Vanseo Design

Responsive Images Demo—Srcset, Picture, and Image-Set - Vanseo Design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
I found it easy to work with srcset, sizes, picture, source, and image-set(). It’ll take a little practice to feel comfortable, but it really is easy once you have that practice under you belt.
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