IE-friendly mobile-first CSS with Sass 3.2
What an awesomely jargon-filled title! In all seriousness I love Sass. The team behind it is honestly making my life so much easier and facilitating my workflow second only to the advancement of CSS itself. I’m becoming more enamored with not worrying about keeping responsive Sass blocks in a separate file so as to reduce […]
Posted: January 17, 2013
A Deeper Dive into jQuery Mobile
It seems to me like jQuery Mobile doesn’t get enough love. The project has been around since it first became feasible and the codebase is pretty inspirational. In my experience though, I’m just not seeing it implemented as much as you think it might be. If you’ve been on the fringes waiting to get into […]
Posted: January 11, 2013
Physical Device & Viewport Sizes
LukeW | Data Monday: Physical Device & Viewport Sizes. Very interesting account of the current landscape of tablet devices and how Apple’s iPad Mini stands out in the crowd. I’ve been thinking a lot about this stuff lately, as I’m sure we all have. I think we can all agree that responsive Web design is […]
Posted: November 20, 2012
Repurposing vs. Optimized Design
Repurposing vs. Optimized Design (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox). Jakob Nielsen takes some time to analyze the overall benefit of responsive design. I don’t want to spoil the article contents for you but the overarching view is that he feels that ‘mobile’ and ‘desktop’ design issues extend far beyond layout. I know we’re all head-over-heels for responsive […]
Posted: May 22, 2012
The iPhone monoculture
The iPhone monoculture – QuirksBlog. I’m still gathering my thoughts on this prefix situation as I hadn’t realized the powder keg this turned out to be. I do see a lack of testing on various mobile devices and browsers, I’m doing it myself. A big reason for that, though, is that clients are specifically asking […]
Posted: February 21, 2012
Remote-Tilt – emulate motion events
Remote-Tilt – emulate motion events. This is a crazy awesome piece of genius from @rem: As our Web apps become more mobile-aware, having a reliable way to develop and test with a primary consideration of motion was a tedious and difficult task, until today.
Posted: January 31, 2012
Improving Your Process: The Browser Gauntlet
Having an effective browser test suite for Web design should be a terribly important part of your process.
Posted: March 09, 2009
Mobile Web Design Book Review
I would absolutely recommend this book to any Web developer who is currently building websites. The mobile Web will continue to grow and it is important that professionals have a grasp on the pros and cons of the environment. This book is one of the few which focuses specifically on this subject, and in my opinion will become a staple read.
Posted: September 10, 2007