Tag: responsive

Responsive images – end of year report

If I were forced to pick one at gunpoint (because that’s feasible) I would choose images as being the biggest “yet to be solved” issue with responsive Web design. That’s a lot of air quotes and ridiculousness, but bear with me because I’m serious. Images are almost a necessary evil. Yes we can make awesome […]

Posted: November 13, 2013

The difference between width:auto and width:100%

I like collecting links to various tips that help with responsive design techniques, and this is a good one. So much has to do with layout refactoring as various breakpoints are reached, and much of the time we’re working with the widths of many DOM nodes so as to reflow in the way we want. […]

Posted: May 21, 2013

Responsive Deliverables

This is a great piece that helps us to take a step back and think about some fundamentals. Working on a client project that involves responsive design is becoming increasingly difficult. (This is where the ‘design in the browser’ camp dwellers raise their pitchforks.) The first problem (most of the time) is explaining what responsive […]

Posted: April 07, 2013

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

Designing a responsive, Retina-friendly site

I’ve been following Paul Stamatiou for longer than I can remember, seriously. He’s one of the first tech bloggers I started reading about, and I couldn’t help but to keep up with his diverse startup experience during and after college. Paul’s got a serious knack for writing very elaborate and well put together articles on […]

Posted: January 11, 2013

How should we handle responsive images?

How should we handle responsive images? Between the Responsive Web Design movement and HiDPI hardware changes, my front end workflow has nearly been turned on it’s head within the past year. It’s all well and good but there have been times where my mind simply couldn’t grasp what the heck I was working on. I’m […]

Posted: November 20, 2012

Responsive Menu Concepts

Responsive Menu Concepts | CSS-Tricks. This is a nice look at some responsive menu patterns that have bubbled to the surface to date. Navigation remains to be one of the most important elements in Web design and the inclusion of RWD raises the bar on complexity quite a bit. There are a number of patterns […]

Posted: November 20, 2012

The Story of the New Microsoft.com

The Story of the New Microsoft.com — Rainypixels. Not long ago the newly responsive-ized and Retina-fied Microsoft.com home page was launched to fantastic review. Personally I think it’s fantastic on a number of levels. I know as much as any of us how hard unique responsive design is. They’ve done it here in my opinion. […]

Posted: October 16, 2012

An alternative to select elements as navigation in narrow viewports

An alternative to select elements as navigation in narrow viewports | 456 Berea Street. Responsive design patterns are still under heavy study and development, but there’s a ton of good coming out of the research that’s gone into it so far. In particular one of the more difficult things to achieve is a well balanced […]

Posted: June 08, 2012

What’s next for mobile now that adaptive design has failed?

What’s next for mobile now that adaptive design has failed? | VentureBeat. This article seems to in part parallel the ideas

Posted: May 25, 2012