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Goban Club – Responsive Web Design par Ethan Marcotte : une traduction française

Goban Club – Responsive Web Design par Ethan Marcotte : une traduction française
Le Web Design Réactif par ETHAN MARCOTTE Le contrôle qu’exercent les designers au sein du média imprimé et qu’ils désirent souvent retrouver au sein du virtuel est simplement le produit d’une limitation de la page imprimée. Nous devrions accepter le fait que le Web n’a pas les mêmes contraintes, et concevoir en fonction de cette flexibilité. Mais avant, nous devons « accepter le flux et le cours des choses. John Allsopp, « Le Maître du Web Design ». Commentant son métier, l’Anglais Christopher Wren affirmait avec un brin d’ironie que « l’architecture vise l’éternité ». Le domaine du Web est une tout autre dimension. Mais l’environnement change, peut-être plus vite qu’on ne le souhaiterait. J’ai récemment rencontré des entreprises ayant pour projet de créer un « site web pour iPhone ». Une base flexible Prenons un exemple de mise en page. Aucune mise en page, qu’elle soit fixe ou variable, ne peut s’adapter de façon homogène à un contexte autre que celui pour lequel elle a été conçue.

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