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The Thought Process Behind a Flexbox Layout

January 15th, 2020 by Chris Coyier

Chris looks at the adventure of laying out three boxes with a variety of content using Flex box and how different settings will impact the layout. One interesting approach that I’ve never done before is setting display:block on the elements when you want them to stack vertically over using flex-direction: column;

How To Run a Proxy Server Inside Your Browser

January 14th, 2020 by Danny Moerkerke

There’s a great overview of how to use Service Workers to make local development much easier (especially if you’re trying to hit an API that you want to run locally). This is a medium link, so if you’ve run out of free articles you can use this tweet to see it https://twitter.com/justinavery/status/1200025733361479682), or if you […]

How I created 488 “live images”

January 13th, 2020 by Ire Aderinokun

Oh my. For years people have been asking at least once a week to enable a screenshot capability on Am I Responsive but it’s been beyond my level of coding capabilities (at least the way that I want it to work anyway). This tutorial from Ire is the gap in my knowledge that I’ve been […]

The ugly truth about optimising beautiful images

January 8th, 2020 by Michael Gooding

Sometimes when you’re making optimisations to images on a site you won’t see that much of a change to the overall load time or the first significant paint. Often this is a result of some other implementation factor, and if you dig one more layer down you’ll find a way to get the really big […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s http://24ways.org/ http://calendar.perfplanet.com/2015/ https://24pullrequests.com/ http://sysadvent.blogspot.co.uk/

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.   Transcript The transcript below is computer generated using https://www.descript.com/. I’ve noticed a few issues as I’ve gone […]

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RWD Weekly #393

January 17th, 2020

Hey everyone and welcome to Responsive Design Weekly #393. Our featured site of the week has been built without a single width based media query in the whole CSS. This isn’t necessarily a goal you need to set yourself, but how many media queries/break/tweak points did you use in your last project? There are still […]

RWD Weekly #390

December 14th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to week #390 of the responsive design weekly. The content will be the same as always, but the intro will be short as my work team are telling me we have to get to the Christmas party. For all those with a hangover today, I feel you. Here’s some links to […]

RWD Weekly #389

December 6th, 2019

Hey everyone and welcome to week #389 of the responsive design weekly. We’re heading up to the run into Christmas now and it’s that time of year that I like to try some little side projects as client work slows down before the holidays. There are a tonne of tutorials this week and I’ll be […]