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Responsive google maps Remember the days we used to put a static image of a roadmap on a website, usually accompanied by silly directions in case you came from the North, South or Mars? It was only some time later, when the web matured and google stopped being just a search engine, that a new corporate ‘how to get here / where are we located’ toy was born. Google invented google maps, pretty soon yahoo followed and Microsoft, well… they tend to do everything the rest does, it only takes them a little longer.
Through fluid grids and media query adjustments, responsive design enables Web page layouts to adapt to a variety of screen sizes. As more designers embrace this technique, we're not only seeing a lot of innovation but the emergence of clear patterns as well. I cataloged what seem to be the most popular of these patterns for adaptable multi-device layouts. To get a sense of emerging responsive design layout patterns, I combed through all the examples curated on the Media Queries gallery site several times. I looked for what high-level patterns showed up most frequently and tried to avoid defining separate patterns where there were only small differences.
What is Reverie Framework? Reverie Framework is an extremely versatile HTML5 WordPress framework based on ZURB's Foundation , a powerful tool for building prototypes on any kind of devices. Reverie follows HTML5 Boilerplate standard and is hNews microformat ready. It is optimized for Search Engine while at the same time improve readability.
In my post “ Where are the Mobile First Responsive Web Designs ”, I noted that one of the first things I look for when trying to determine whether or not a responsive web design is “mobile first” is whether or not it has a strategy for handling the IMG tag. A recent Smashing Magazine round up of responsive web design techniques included several new approaches for handling IMG tags which makes it the perfect time to dig into this problem and the potential solutions in more depth. Why IMG Tags Suck for Responsive Web Design If you want your site to load as quickly as possible, you do not want to deliver larger files than are needed.