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Article: 3 Free Apps for Testing Your Responsive Designs Online Responsive design has brought about a whole new list of challenges for web designers who have decided to take the plunge and leave static design behind. Creating a layout that works well at not one but several, or even all, possible widths requires patience, creativity and of course, lots of testing. Nothing replaces checking out your design on the actual devices that you’re targeting, but as you’re building, it’s nice to be able to get a quick peek of the layout at various widths right on your computer. 15 Best CSS Framework for Responsive Web Design The development of technology, especially devices like Smartphones and Tablets and bigger and bigger monitors introduced a new concept in web design: Responsive Web Design. Taking the next step of our responsive layout coverage. I recently published responsive WordPress themes and responsive web design sites to help with responsive layouts, so today I am taking a look at best responsive CSS frameworks that we feel are worth your consideration.
40 Minimalist Icon, Symbol & Pictogram Sets Minimalism is always a hot topic in web-design and there are many well-crafted minimalist websites and interfaces out there. While searching for some icons for a recent project I came across some great minimalist icon and symbol sets and thought I’d expand my search and share my findings here with you. Please note that some of those sets are not free and of course make sure you read the license before using them. Grid-A-Licious Back in mid 2008, I created a jQuery plugin. I named it Grid-A-Licious and described it as, "Divs are placed in chronological order with a special grid" because I had no clue how to explain it better. I used this script a lot and designed many sites with it during 2008. At first, people were very skeptic and confused on how to read the grid, and thought this kind of layout belonged in real papers. This reaction slowly faded away once the layout became more and more popular when different developers and designers started to create their own script's interpretation of the floating grid layout effect. Not saying it was based on my work or script, because there were a few others that brought a similar layout effect to our attention, but not necessarily distributed as a plugin.
Responsive Design’s Dirty Little Secret The truth is that fluid grids are broken. Well… perhaps just cracked a bit. Responsive Web design, as Ethan Marcotte defines it, is simply a fluid grid, fluid images and media queries.