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Responsive. Responsive Design. The Complete Flat Website Design Guide. Flat website design is steadily becoming popular replacing the commonly known intricate designs that are dominated by drop shadows, gradients and brushes.

The Complete Flat Website Design Guide

Flat websites is the new trend with a rising design style that incorporates flat shapes and icons. A flat design basically revolves around the use of triangles, circles, rectangles and other shapes without the need to use other design elements like gradients, strokes or shadows as seen on Microsoft’s most-recent computer operating system Windows 8. A flat design is specifically based on two principles- readability and simplicity which guide designers in coming up with flat yet stylish software designs, web layouts, posters and other key applications.

Simplicity Flat design refrains from the use of intricacies with the absence of drop shadows, strokes and other design elements. Readability Flat website design is slowly invading apps, computers and our web pages bringing in 5 common elements that we will soon be familiar with. 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.

Creating a Mobile-First Responsive Web Design

¿Qué es Responsive Web Design? Debido a la proliferación de smartphones y tablets en el mercado actual, existe más diversidad que nunca de formatos de pantalla.

¿Qué es Responsive Web Design?

De acuerdo con el estudio realizado por Comscore, las ventas de smartphone superarán a las de computadoras de escritorio durante este año y la adopción de tablets en Estados Unidos se prevee que experimente un crecimiento del 40% en los próximos 4 años, alcanzando los 75.8 millones en 2016. Guía de Responsive Web Design: todo lo que necesita saber sobre Responsive Web Design. Imagen tomada de Sortega.com Marcelo Rincón un cliente y gran conocedor del tema de usabilidad me mostró una nueva tecnología para desarrollar sitios Web que me dejó impactado.

Guía de Responsive Web Design: todo lo que necesita saber sobre Responsive Web Design

30 Useful Responsive Web Design Tutorials. So we’ve reached the end of our "Responsive Web Design week", tonight’s post will be the last of the series.

30 Useful Responsive Web Design Tutorials

We are going all out to help you hone your skills in manipulating those codes to respond at will when displayed on different devices. And to do this, we are featuring 30 Responsive Web Design Tutorials found online. This list is not meant to be an exhaustive one but it will get you started on understanding the basics of designing an adaptive website that will cater to all sorts of screen sizes. We’ll start off with introductory tutorials in ‘Breaking the Ice’, something like an RWD: 101 class you should attend to get the hang of the concept before we move on to ‘Start Building’ exercises.

Lastly we’ll end with a ‘Do More’ section in which we’ll feature tutorials that play with horizontal layouts, ‘elastic’ videos, drop-down menus and slide-to-top accordion navigations, thumbnails and the sticky issue with tables. Genbetadev - Responsive Design: introducción. Curso Práctico de HTML5, CSS3 y Responsive Web Design. HTML Responsive Web. Tutorial: Transforma tu web en Responsive Design. Miércoles, 30 d enero d 2013.

Tutorial: Transforma tu web en Responsive Design

Internet no para de evolucionar en todos los sentidos, incluso en su tecnología. Hay cosas que se van poniendo de moda y luego, poco a poco, se van dejando de lado, otras en cambio llegan con suficiente fuerza como para que todos sepamos que marcan el "camino a seguir". El "Responsive Design" o en español "Diseño adaptativo", es una de estas últimas. Un sistema basado en los estándares web actuales que permite que nuestras webs se adapten a la pantalla del usuario que está viéndolas. El Responsive Design se ha puesto muy de moda con el auge de la navegación movil, pero va mucho más allá, se trata de webs con diseños inteligentes (smart que dirían los ingleses) que facilitan la usabilidad de las webs en funcion de quien las observa. Genbetadev.

16 really useful responsive web design tutorials. Responsive web design is still massively popular form of web design, but it can be daunting if you have limited or no experience.

16 really useful responsive web design tutorials

Thankfully, we've rounded up these really useful tutorials to help you from day one. From dealing with typography and video, through imagery and layout to the technicalities of using JavaScript on your responsive sites, you'll be a pro before you know it. And once you've done your learning, you can check out these RWD problems and how to solve them... 01. 16 really useful responsive web design tutorials. 08.

16 really useful responsive web design tutorials

Build a responsive site in a week: images and video: part 3 In the third part of this series, Paul Robert Lloyd looks at incorporating images and video into responsive layouts, and describes some of the problems in this area that still need solving. 09. Build a responsive site in a week: media queries: part 4 In the penultimate part of this responsive design series, Paul Robert Lloyd explains how media queries work, and describes a device-agnostic approach to breakpoints. 10. Build a responsive site in a week: designing responsively (part 1) Knowledge needed: Intermediate CSS and HTML Requires: Text editor, modern browser, graphics software Project Time: 1 hour (5 hours total) Support file It seems everyone is talking about responsive web design these days, and with good reason; as the number of web-enabled devices continues to grow – each with differing capabilities and features – it’s no longer sensible to build fixed-width websites.

Build a responsive site in a week: designing responsively (part 1)

Truth is, it never was. Yet until now it was considered best practice to design experiences that made a number of assumptions, be they around screen resolution, bandwidth or input method. If you’ve ever designed a 960px-wide website, only to view it on a friend’s small screen netbook (and yes, I’m writing from painful experience here), you’ll understand why this wasn’t a particularly clever approach. Now, with smartphones and tablets thrown into the mix, it’s clear that our traditional methods are no longer fit for purpose. 01. 02. Build a responsive site in a week: typography and grids (part 2) For many years there was a debate among web professionals: fixed or fluid layouts?

Build a responsive site in a week: typography and grids (part 2)

In many ways that debate has morphed into one where responsive layouts (with fluid underpinnings) are matched up against adaptive layouts (in which fixed layouts replace one another as the viewport changes). The adaptive approach has some merit, but the chosen set of fixed layouts often reflect specific device characteristics – typically those representative of Apple’s current product lineup! But between these values, designs can look odd or simply fail to make the most of the available display area.

In order to fully embrace the universal, unpredictable nature of the web, far more sensible to design layouts that can flex to fit any given display. If you were on the fluid side of those earlier debates, then much of today’s tutorial will be old news to you. Mobile first Yesterday I talked about progressive enhancement: building a baseline experience before enhancing it for more capable devices. Layout. Build a responsive site in a week: images and video (part 3) Knowledge needed: Intermediate CSS and HTML Requires: Text editor, modern browser, graphics software Project time: 1 hour (5 hours total) Download source files Yesterday I described how we can craft fluid layouts, and suggested that to do this, we need to move away from pixels and instead embrace proportional units like ems and percentages.

This is all well and good when dealing with passages of text; if a column becomes too narrow then text can easily wrap on to a new line. But media assets like images and video have prescribed dimensions set in pixels. We can scale these down of course, but that means downloading larger files than necessary, and bandwidth can be expensive. High definition (or Retina) displays pose another challenge. Today, I’ll look at these issues and provide insight into how we might tackle them. Build a responsive site in a week: media queries (part 4) Knowledge needed: Intermediate CSS and HTML Requires: Text editor, modern browser, graphics software Project Time: 1 hour (5 hours total) Support file A relatively new part of the CSS specification, media queries are undoubtedly the most exciting aspect of responsive web design and an area ripe for further experimentation.

Having accepted the need for adaptive layouts, some have seen media queries as a means to retrofit adaptive layouts on to existing fixed-width sites. Among those who have embraced responsive layouts, many have done so from the perspective of the desktop, hiding content and features as the viewport narrows. Throughout this tutorial, we’ve taken an alternative, mobile first, approach. Now, as we look to include media queries, we can think about adding features as screen real estate increases, safe in the knowledge that the markup and design underpinning our site provides a respectable baseline. 01.

Build a responsive site in a week: going further (part 5) Knowledge needed: Intermediate CSS and HTML Requires: Text editor, modern browser, graphics software Project time: 1 hour (5 hours total) Although responsive web design can help us craft compelling adaptive experiences, it’s no silver bullet; this approach won’t automatically deliver websites that can cater for every conceivable device and use case – but it’s a start. This is especially true given that most responsive sites only adapt based on the width of the browser (and then infer device and context based on this value). Hopefully this will change once we’re able to test for capabilities like connection speed and input method.

It’s early days and we’re still figuring this stuff out. I’ll conclude this series by looking at how we can improve the responsiveness of our sites by testing across a wide range of devices and through continuous design iteration based on usage. Testing Throughout this tutorial I have suggested adjusting the browser window to see how well a design responds. Build a basic responsive site with CSS. Knowledge needed: Basic CSS and HTML Requires: Text editor Project Time: 1-2 hours Everyone’s talking about responsive web design. But does everyone understand what it’s for? I’m not sure. Many web designers and developers seem to me to have misunderstood the problem it’s trying to solve. Put simply, it’s not about making sites for mobile devices, it’s about adapting layouts to viewport sizes.

CSS: Responsive Navigation Menu. Previously I wrote a tutorial on how to make a mobile navigation for responsive design, now I've discovered a new technique to produce a responsive menu without having to use Javascript. 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.