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The Foundation for Responsive Design – Flexibility | Web Resources | WebAppers

The Foundation for Responsive Design – Flexibility | Web Resources | WebAppers | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
The Foundation for Responsive Design – Flexibility - Open Source Resources for Web Developers
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Then I had the pleasure of listening to Mr. Marcotte speak at In Control 2011. He discussed responsive design as a theory and then dove into practicalities, like the fluid grid.

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How To Use HTML5 Element To Achieve Responsive Image

How To Use HTML5  Element To Achieve Responsive Image | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

The picture element is a great addition in HTML5. We have more control over the image size and dimension that the browser should present. And with picturefill we can use this new element right now even though no browsers have implemented it yet.

 

 

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Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites - Smashing Magazine

Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites - Smashing Magazine | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
This article looks at breakpoints beyond screen size and explores possibilities and approaches to use them to create truly adaptive experiences on the web.
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Mistakes to Avoid With Responsive Web Design - Flippin' Awesome

Mistakes to Avoid With Responsive Web Design - Flippin' Awesome | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

 

 

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Creating a website with responsive design makes sense because it works across different devices. But, to make the most out of responsive web design, there are some mistakes you need to avoid.

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Responsive Line Height

Responsive Line Height | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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There has been a jQuery plugin called Molten Leading around for quite some time already, I also wanted something that would have a bit better performance, so I decided to write a custom version of Molten Leading without any JavaScript library dependencies.

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Designing with Dynamic Content | Brad Frost Web

Designing with Dynamic Content | Brad Frost Web | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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For most of my career I’ve had to battle designers creating incredibly unrealistic best-case scenario mock-ups. You know what I’m talking about. The user’s name is “Sara Smith” and always fits neatly on one line.

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Creating off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3

Creating off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3 | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In this tutorial, we're going to create some slide and push off screen menus that transition into view using CSS3 transitions.
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Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe

Is your Responsive Design Mobile Website Delivering Acceptable Load Times? - noupe | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Google wants your mobile pages to load under a second! Yes, that’s how fast the load time of your website must be, irrespective of the fact whether it is a
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Out of the 155 responsively designed websites that the company surveyed, 69% of the sites took an unacceptably long time to load, and just 21 % took less than 4 seconds to load, which is deemed acceptable.

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15 Responsive Web Design Issues You Don’t Want to Deal With - The Usabilla Blog

15 Responsive Web Design Issues You Don’t Want to Deal With - The Usabilla Blog | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Responsive web design is not only about pretty layouts and fashionable templates. Your utmost goal is to provide users with a uniform user experience acros
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Here are the main mistakes you want to avoid in order to accomplish your goal safely and effectively.

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Responsive Design: Getting Advanced Filtering Right — Mobile First Design — Medium

Responsive Design: Getting Advanced  Filtering Right — Mobile First Design — Medium | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
A practical example
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Designing user interfaces for filtering content lists can be very challenging, especially when dealing with a lot of different parameters. Think of combining parameters like date range, content types and content statuses with keyword search.

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CSS3: Viewport Units - New Units for Responsive Designs - noupe

CSS3: Viewport Units - New Units for Responsive Designs - noupe | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Developing web designs that adjust to the width or - if needed - the height of a browser window is easy with percentage-based values. You will probably be
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But using percentage-based values is not always the best way to define sizes in relation to the browser window. CSS3 introduces new units that explicitly address this problem.

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Bless Quarshie's curator insight, May 30, 1:51 AM
Great article on RWD
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Kill The Hamburger Button | TechCrunch

Kill The Hamburger Button | TechCrunch | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

There’s debate about web hamburgers, but I’m focusing on mobile with iOS as the examples, and much of this applies to Android.

 

 

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How to Test a Mobile Website - Treehouse Blog

How to Test a Mobile Website - Treehouse Blog | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

 

 

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There are many different ways to test websites on mobile devices, but they are not all created equal. Here are five different methods to test a mobile site, ordered from the most ideal to the least favorable.

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Always test.

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How we fixed responsive images |

How we fixed responsive images | | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Using the srcset and size syntax we’re able to tell the browser which images it has at its disposal and what the max width to display them is at any screen size and resolution. The advantage of this over media queries is, the browser is actually much sm
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Honestly, at first they appeared a bit daunting, but after staring at my screen for the last couple of hours I’m convinced they are the (immediate) future of responsive images.

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"RWD is bad for performance" is good for performance - TimKadlec.com

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Bad performance stems from a lack of attention and commitment performance within an organization—not from whether or not the site is responsive.

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Responsive Design vs 'm.' Sites

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The segregation of the mobile experience to a subdomain, the ‘m’ domain, seems a little old school. In this article, I'll discuss why it may still be valid.
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I start from the premise that few entities use an ‘m’ domain any more, and present a few reasons why not. Then, playing devil’s advocate, I’ll offer a few reasons why you might want a separate subdomain to which to redirect your mobile user base.

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Pull Up To The Next Window For Your Website - Vanseo Design

Pull Up To The Next Window For Your Website - Vanseo Design | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
When you think about web design clients, you probably don't think about chefs and fast food and preparing home cooked meals. I hope to change that.
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At one point in the recording Brad made an analogy between responsive design and cooking or eating at McDonald’s that started my brain churning. I liked the analogy and thought I could tweak and expand on it.

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Understanding How WordPress Images Work (For Better Responsive Design) - Tuts+ Code Article

Understanding How WordPress Images Work (For Better Responsive Design) - Tuts+ Code Article | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
In this article, we will talk about How WordPress handles images, creating new image sizes, and leveraging this for better Responsive Design. | Tags: WordPress, JavaScript, picturefill.js
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With picturefill.js and the multiple images that the Media Uploader creates, we can create an automated process for responsive images on our WordPress-powered sites.

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The 2014 Guide to Responsive Web Design - Treehouse Blog

The 2014 Guide to Responsive Web Design - Treehouse Blog | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Responsive web design is a technique for building websites that work on mobile devices, tablets, and desktop screens. Learn the basics and what's new.

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Whether you’re totally new to web design or if you need to learn what’s new, this guide will help you catch up with the present.

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Improving the hamburger button — azumbrunnen

Improving the hamburger button — azumbrunnen | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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By showing / hiding the labels during scroll, we can make sure that the user gets a chance to learn the icons associated action. We could even fade in the label once the user scrolls up again.

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13 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Mobile Web Performance - Six Revisions

13 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Mobile Web Performance - Six Revisions | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
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If you’re not already thinking mobile first, you should at least consider it. Let’s go over compelling data that demonstrate the importance of focusing on performance for mobile devices.

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How to fix PDF's and tables in Responsive web design • Inspired Magazine

How to fix PDF's and tables in Responsive web design • Inspired Magazine | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Tables of data with many columns, and detailed graphical content (such as infographics), are two of the trickiest subjects to tackle in responsive design

 

 

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Designing for Moments With Media Queries - Typecast

Designing for Moments With Media Queries - Typecast | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

Designing for moments honors content as the crux of a website’s value. And by using media queries, I believe we can scale those moments gracefully—making small adjustments that make reading as comfortable as possible within the allocated space.

 

 

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What is adaptive web design (AWD) and when should you use it?

What is adaptive web design (AWD) and when should you use it? | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
I wrote a post recently looking at the pros and cons of adaptive web design (AWD), and the comments highlighted the confusion and crossover that exists between AWD and responsive design.
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Here's an insightful article into Adaptive Web Design.
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Ideas Behind Responsive Emails | CSS-Tricks

Ideas Behind Responsive Emails | CSS-Tricks | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it

In this article, I'm just going to poke at some ideas around responsive email. These are not robust, production-ready ideas, I just thought it was fun to think about.

 

 

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Next-Generation Responsive Web Design Tools: Webflow, Edge Reflow, Macaw | Smashing Magazine

Next-Generation Responsive Web Design Tools: Webflow, Edge Reflow, Macaw | Smashing Magazine | Responsive WebDesign | Scoop.it
Some of the newest and most notable visual responsive website builders are Webflow, Adobe Edge Reflow CC and Macaw. Yes, a million others are out there, including Squarespace, FROONT and Easel, but we’ll focus on a few in this article. My intention isn’t to champion these tools, but rather to familiarize you with them and discuss their strengths and weaknesses.
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