Replacing Respond JS with Sass So you’re building some really cutting/bleeding edge web sites. You’re using HTML5, CSS3, and media quieries to serve your users some fast, repsonsive, and beautiful code/websites. Your life is great, and you love the work you’re producing… Then you have to make sure your code is working in legacy browsers like IE7 and 8… So you throw some polyfils like Modernizr at these legacy browsers… and now they understand HTML5. You used progressive enhancement from the beginning, so the CSS3 you’re using looks fine in browsers that don’t understand it.
Responsive Website Design What is Responsive Website Design? A responsive website is a single website that adapts to the device of each unique visitor, whether desktop, smartphone, or tablet. A responsive website dynamically re-sizes its content and imagery for a variety of different screen sizes in order to ensure the website is effective and easy to use on any device. Why should I use Responsive Website Design? Rapidly growing mobile usage
Elastic Image Slideshow with Thumbnail Preview Today we want to show you how to create a simple elastic slideshow with a thumbnail preview. The slideshow will adjust automatically to its surrounding container and we can navigate through the slides by using the thumbnail previewer or the autoplay slideshow option. View demo Download source Responsive Web Design: Using Fonts Responsively Typography is one of the most important aspects of responsive web design, and optimizing your fonts for mobile devices is an absolute necessity if you want your content to be palatable across all screen sizes. Fortunately, the process of building flexible fonts is not very difficult. When we talk about flexibility (which is the guiding principle in this case), we cannot overlook the specified size of the font we’ve chosen to adapt for our responsive website. We may use different metrics for this purpose, including pixels, ems, rems, or percentages. Choosing the right metric is critical for designing a malleable, responsive interface. In this continuation on responsive web design, I’ll explain how to manage dynamic fonts responsively, and I’ll analyze all of the aforementioned metrics, comparing the strength and weaknesses of each choice.
CSS3 Responsive Slider / Carousel Using Radio Buttons Select catcher Created by Ian Hansson (@teapoted) Art from Brendan Zabarauskas (@bjzaba_). Icons from the iconSweets set. » The EMs have it: Proportional Media Queries FTW! Cloud Four Blog Hay, I wrote this in 2012! I still like the notion of the metaphorical connection between content-based sizing units (e.g. ems) and layout definitions (e.g. breakpoints). And the zooming behavior cited here was always meant more as a sidelong example than a core argument.