Tag "Responsive Design" on Smashing Mobile The aim of republishing the original article by Yoav is to raise awareness and support the discussion about solutions for responsive images. We look forward to your opinions and thoughts in the comments section! – Ed.
Building A RESTful PHP Server: Understanding the Request Once upon a time, what seems like a lifetime ago, I was away for a couple of weeks, and I wrote a series of posts about serving RESTful APIs from PHP to keep my blog going while I was away. Fast forward a few years and those posts are outdated and still wildly popular - so I thought it was about time I revisited this and showed how I'm writing RESTful PHP servers today! In the first part of this (probably) 3-part series, we'll begin with the basics.
The top 25 responsive web design tools Over the past few years we've seen an explosion of web-enabled devices with varying resolutions, capabilities, form factors, pixel densities, interaction methods and more. This onslaught of connected devices is just the beginning, and we're bound to see people accessing the web from a greater number of devices in the coming years. It's futile to create a dedicated web experience for every single device class out there, and the need to create a smart, flexible, adaptable web experiences is becoming more apparent every day. Responsive/adaptive/multi-device web design (whatever you want to call it) is here to stay. Just because responsive design is becoming necessary doesn't mean it's easy. We're tasked with creating experiences that are simultaneously aware and agnostic of device context.
What Creative Design Agency Now, this post was supposed to go out about two weeks ago, and since then it seems that every designer under the sun has written on the same subject – That’ll teach us for being lazy. Nonetheless, we decided to publish it anyway, just in case anyone missed any of the other great posts out there… By now you should all have heard of the iPad, and if not then you must have been living under a rock for the last few months!
A Responsive Web Design Process Despite the huge amount of knowledge being shared on the subject of responsive design, I get the feeling that the workflow is still very mysterious. I’ve been thinking about a right process for quite a long time and finally came up with what I think is a good look at the practical side of designing websites in 2013. 1. Plan your Content
Responsive Design Templates Responsive website templates are well-suited for those developers who envision themselves having both fluid-width and adaptive website that caters for any possible screen resolution. This means that every single responsive template seamlessly serves different media formats and devices people use to enter the website that is based on this template. TemplateMonster produces responsive web design templates that each has 4 primary layout options and a bunch of additional ones. So to accurately respond to the medium that is being used to view them, the templates become fluid and easily adapt to the width of the browser. To degrade perfectly down to smaller screen sizes responsive templates utilize changing font sizes, navigation menu, columns, text blocks and images that scale and change their position. To see the responsive designs in action, please check out the templates' live demos and play with the browser window width.
Demo of a simple CRUD RESTful PHP service used with AngularJS and MySQL REST represents Representational State Transfer. For web applications REST API is a good architectural choice for the communication between the app and the server. This makes sharing data between different devices and apps easy. Implementing REST is simpler compared to other methods like SOAP, CORBA, WSDL. In this tutorial we will create a RESTful web service using PHP. Beginner’s Guide to Responsive Web Design 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. Simply put, this is a very different way of designing websites and it represents the future. Free trial on Treehouse: Do you want to learn more about responsive web design? Try a free trial on Treehouse.
Responsive Web Design: What It Is and How To Use It Advertisement Almost every new client these days wants a mobile version of their website. It’s practically essential after all: one design for the BlackBerry, another for the iPhone, the iPad, netbook, Kindle — and all screen resolutions must be compatible, too. In the next five years, we’ll likely need to design for a number of additional inventions.
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. I hope you will like this responsive frameworks collection. 1. The Goldilocks Approach Responsive Web Designs For Inspiration - 40 Examples Things are changing in the tech world and the migration of users from PC to tablets or phones adds modifications to the way web sites are designed because web sites have to be optimized for these new platforms. In the old days, which are not that old, designers would complain about having to make a website compatible with desktop browsers, which is child’s play comparing to the times we are living now. Nowadays, almost each client you are getting asks for a mobile version of his site and that’s not a simple task either. Consider that you need to have a version for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Kindle and for who knows what other product will be launched in the following years. To handle all these products and how websites are viewed on them, responsive web design has been created, a concept that means the design and development should respond to the user’s environment and behavior based on screen size, platform and orientation. And if you come to think about it, this is a magnificent idea.
Single Page Site with Smooth Scrolling, Highlighted Link, and Fixed Navigation - Call Me Nick Get Source View Demo In this lab, I’m going to demonstrate how to create a fixed navigation, single page site with smooth scrolling, and highlighting the navigation link depending on which section is currently being viewed. This technique is great for single page sites that want to pack in lots of goodies on one page, but use a navigation with cool scrolling to section it off. Let’s get started. Getting Started With The Markup
Custom Sidebars Joins WPMU DEV's FREE Plugin Collection Custom Sidebars has become the latest addition to WPMU DEV’s collection of free plugins available for download in the WordPress Plugin Repository. Custom Sidebars allows you to create your own widgetized areas and custom sidebars, and select which sidebars to use on posts or pages. We acquired the highly rated and popular plugin after hiring its creator Javi Marquez. Javi, a Spanish developer based in Seville, joined the WPMU DEV developer team last year. We only recently acquired Custom Sidebars.