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Responsive Web Design (RWD) – "A new paradigm for rich user experience(UX)" Overview of Traditional web design Web designing is a core part of user interface development. It is a way by which end user interacts with the system in an interactive way. 5 Tips To Improve Your Design Skills It doesn’t matter how good you are today. What really matters is how fast you progress and what steps you take every day to improve your design skills. Recently, I tried to sum up my last several years of being a graphic designer in order to discover what really brought me to the level I’m at today. Nothing happens overnight. It takes a countless number of hours, plus practice and patience. Responsive Web Design: 50 Examples and Best Practices Responsive web design term is related to the concept of developing a website design in a manner that helps the lay out to get changed according to the user’s computer screen resolution. More precisely, the concept allows for an advanced 4 column layout 1292 pixels wide, on a 1025 pixel width screen, that auto-simplifies into 2 columns. Also, it suitably fixes on the smartphone and computer tablet screen.

Responsive Data Tables: A Comprehensive List of Solutions Tables are an important part of HTML. Although they were often used in the past for layout, today they’re mainly used for marking up data. Since the adoption of responsive web design, various approaches have been developed for establishing tables that can scale well in different viewport sizes. A Day Apart: Live Notes on Mobile Web Design with Luke Wroblewski A FEW QUICK NOTES from the first hour of A Day Apart: Mobile Web Design, an all-day learning session led by Luke Wroblewski (aka Day III of An Event Apart Seattle), Bell Harbor Conference Center, Seattle, WA: Audience questions for Luke How to take a website for desktop to mobile?

Designers checklist advices — Project by Adrien Heury 06/07Build your portfolio & your client base Brijan PowellDesigner • Rally interactive • SLC As I mentioned earlier, posting your work on as many different networks as possible really does get your name and your work out to more than just other designers. Many designers I know get a lot of business inquiries from people who have seen their work on the previously mentioned design communities. Also mentioned above is the fact that your work should be your very best every time. Don't get lazy.

Fluid Grids Early last year, I worked on the redesign of a rather content-heavy website. Design requirements were fairly light: the client asked us to keep the organization’s existing logo and to improve the dense typography and increase legibility. So, early on in the design process, we spent a sizable amount of time planning a well-defined grid for a library of content modules. Article Continues Below The Difference Between Responsive and Adaptive Design This is a question that comes up more regularly than you might expect. We see it pop up in the CSS-Tricks forums from time-to-time. It's also a common question I'm asked when teaching introductory web design. And it's a good question! Responsive web design has become a household term since it was coined by Ethan Marcotte on A List Apart in 2010; so much that we may take our understanding of it for granted. The concept of a responsive website is one of the greatest CSS "tricks" in the books and important enough to step back from in order to both remind ourselves what makes a "responsive" website and how it's different from an "adaptive" one.

#1 Metro Design Principles and Metro Design Language 24 Weeks of Windows Phone Design Index Metro Design Principles We usually refer to “Metro” as the UI design style Microsoft is using in their platform and the one Microsoft is exposing for developers and designers to create apps for Windows Phone (I’m focusing on Windows Phone in this series). But let’s delve a bit deeper into the term “Metro” and explore what it really means.

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there's a lot more to it than that, leading to widespread confusion (heck, I'll admit, I've even been known to misuse it myself, even after fellow Co.Design writer John Pavlus called me a dummy for it). But the principles of responsive design aren't that hard to understand, thanks to this amazing collection of animated GIFs put together by the guys Froont, a San Francisco-based company specializing in making tools for designers to create responsive websites. UIFont - iPhone Development Wiki Languages: English • français UIFont is a class representing a font face and the font size. This class is built on top of GSFont.

Windows 8: Building applications for Metro UI Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So far, Microsoft has only discussed about using Visual Studio Express to build applications for Windows 8 but you can expect a large number of third party application development tools to be released in the market by the time the final version of Windows 8 is released. Microsoft has mentioned a set of design principles or guidelines that developers should follow to ensure that the applications are robust, scalable and work with optimal performance on a variety of environments. Requirements of Metro applications Contracts: