The Responsive Web

The Web - Past, Present, Future

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Summary

The Responsive Web is an easy-to-read introduction to responsive web design packed with instantly useful tips and techniques, and dozens of examples that show you exactly how to benefit from this valuable approach. You'll learn innovative ways to use what you already know along with design techniques leveraging new HTML5 and CSS3 features.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Book

In a world of mobile devices, new browsers, and changing standards, each page of your website can require an unmanageably large number of separate designs. Responsive web design is a set of techniques that allow you to design pages that efficiently adapt to whatever device or platform loads them. For web designers and developers and their customers, responsive design can be a big win.

The Responsive Web builds on the best practices that have shaken out over a few years of production experience. This concise book skips pure theory and shows you exactly how to make responsive web design work for you in the real world. You'll learn innovative ways to use what you already know along with design techniques leveraging new HTML5 and CSS3 features. Along the way, you'll discover strategies to balance apps and websites, manage browser incompatibilities, and learn when multiple versions are the best option.


What's Inside

  • Responsive design concepts
  • CSS preprocessing
  • Rapid prototyping techniques
  • Fluid typography
  • Future-proof designs

About the Author

Matthew Carver is a front-end developer and web designer with real-world responsive design experience for clients like American Airlines, The Dallas Morning News, and Chobani Yogurt.

Table of Contents
    PART 1 THE RESPONSIVE WAY
  1. Learning to work responsively
  2. Design for mobile first
  3. PART 2 DESIGNING FOR THE RESPONSIVE WEB
  4. Using style tiles to communicate design
  5. Responsive user experience design patterns
  6. Responsive layouts
  7. Adding content modules and typography
  8. PART 3 EXPANDING THE DESIGN WITH CODE
  9. Adding graphics in the browser with CSS
  10. Progressive enhancement and obsolescence control with Modernizr
  11. Testing and optimization for responsive websites

About The Author

Matthew Carver is a front-end developer and web designer with real-world responsive design experience for clients like American Airlines, The Dallas Morning News, and Chobani Yogurt.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (October 23, 2014)
  • Length: 200 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781617291241

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