Tag: media queries

Media Queries Are Not The Answer: Element Query Polyfill

If anything has totally turned my CSS-writing-life upside down it’s the strategy of writing styles in the most modular form you can. I’ve obsessed over it ever since reading SMACSS for the first time. I always struggled with the idea of OOCSS and how that translates to real life. Are there technical benefits to it, […]

Posted: November 13, 2013

Media Queries are a Hack

This article ruffled a few feathers recently, but I agree with most of it. Media queries really broke open all of our minds regarding how we should approach both design and development, but as is often a byproduct of such a realization we are quick to discover limitations. Media queries are, for the most part […]

Posted: April 07, 2013

Sass and Media Queries

Since the @media directive was introduced in Sass, there’s been a small debate when reviewing the CSS output. Many realized that the media query is repeated with each use as seen in this example. To some, this is a big deal and to others, not so much. This post is really for those who think […]

Posted: January 16, 2013

A non-responsive approach to building cross-device webapps

A non-responsive approach to building cross-device webapps – HTML5 Rocks. This is an interesting overview and recap of the pros and cons associated with media queries and discusses some alternative ways to overcome the cons. The offered solution is similar to the approach I’ve taken recently. I’m a huge fan of Nathan Smith’s Adapt.js because […]

Posted: April 25, 2012