Responsive Web Design
In his Responsible & Responsive presentation at Breaking Development in Nashville TN, Scott Jehl provided a lot of detailed information about what it takes to deploy a responsive Web design at scale by walking through what he learned on the Boston Globe redesign project.
As the number and variety of devices from which we access the internet increases, new web design challenges present themselves.
Ethan Marcotte established the idea of responsive web design in his 2010 A List Apart article of the same title.
Responsive design is the new darling of the web design world.
Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned web professional, creating responsive designs can be confusing at first, mostly because of the radical change in thinking that’s required. As time goes on, responsive web design is drifting away from the pool of passing fads and rapidly entering the realm of standard practice. In fact, the magnitude of this paradigm shift feels as fundamental as the transition from table based layouts to CSS.
Graceful Degradation vs Progressive Enhancement
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The English architect Christopher Wren once quipped that his chosen field “aims for Eternity,” and there’s something appealing about that formula: Unlike the web, which often feels like aiming for next week, architecture is a discipline very much defined by its permanence. A building’s foundation defines its footprint, which defines its frame, which shapes the facade. Each phase of the architectural process is more immutable, more unchanging than the last. Creative decisions quite literally shape a physical space, defining the way in which people move through its confines for decades or even centuries.