The Runtime Performance Checklist. Most performance advice today centers around Page Load Time (PLT) and this is, of course, critically important to success.
Creating a Mobile-First Responsive Web Design. Introduction We're going to walk through how to create an adaptive web experience that's designed mobile-first.
View the demo Structure Style Less JS. Grid. Mdo/css-perf. HTML5 Boilerplate: The web's most popular front-end template. 300ms tap delay, gone away. You'll find large articles throughout this site dedicated to shaving 10ms here and 90ms there in order to deliver a fast and fluid user experience.
Unfortunately every touch-based mobile browser, across platforms, has an artificial ~300ms delay between you tapping a thing on the screen and the browser considering it a "click". When people think of the web as being sluggish compared to native apps on mobile, this is this one of the main contributors. However, as of Chrome 32 for Android, which is currently in beta, this delay is gone for mobile-optimised sites, without removing pinch-zooming! This optimisation applies to any site that uses: (or any equivalent that makes the viewport <= device-width) Why do clicks have a 300ms delay? If you go to a site that isn't mobile optimised, it starts zoomed out so you can see the full width of the page. TouchstarttouchendWait 300ms in case of another tapclick You can't simply shortcut this with touchend listeners either.
If a site has… In the mean time… Mobile-first CSS Media Queries Breakpoints ‹ CSS Code Snippet. Media Queries Are Not The Answer: Element Query Polyfill. Responsive Web design has transformed how websites are designed and built.
It has inspired us to think beyond device classifications and to use media queries to adapt a layout to the browser’s viewport size. This, however, deviates from the hierarchical structure of CSS and characterizes elements relative to the viewport, instead of to their container. Extensive use of media queries might be the answer for today, but it is not a viable long-term solution. Media queries do not allow for reusable modules that adapt based on their containers’ size.
It uses clean and semantic HTML5 markup. The menu can be aligned left, center or right. Unlike the previous tutorial where it is clicked to toggle, this menu toggles on hover which is more user friendly. It also has an indicator to show the active/current menu item. It works on all mobile and desktop browsers including Internet Explorer! View Demo Responsive Menu The Purpose The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how turn a regular list menu into a dropdown menu on smaller display. This trick is more useful on navigation with a lot of links like the screenshot below. Nav HTML Markup Here is the markup for the navigation.
The CSS for the navigation (desktop view) is pretty straight forward, so I'm not going to get into the details. Center and Right Alignment Internet Explorer Support.