Responsive Design News

Keep up with the latest news and developments around responsive design and the new direcitons that web designa and development are taking.

Easy retina-ready images using SCSS

A Sassy way to deal with retina images through the use of mixins.

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Bringing Responsiveness to Apps

The very first responsive theme that I bought was the IA responsive wordpress theme.  Now it appears they’re extending their responsiveness into the IA Writer App itself.

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Responsive Navigation: Optimizing for Touch Across Devices

Luke Wroblewski and Jason Weaver take a look at a series of touch screen devices ranging from 4″ smart phones up to 13.3″ touch screen tablet/laptops.  They divide the navigation techniques into Split Screen Navigation, Multi-Level Bottom Navigation, Split Screen Navigation with a background, and a Single Row.  They also take a closer look at […]

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Adaptive Content Management

I was fortunate enough last week to sit and chat with Mark about this blog post during Web Directions last week. He breaks down RWD beyond the design and media queries and looks at the tools that are available to serve the content. Responsive design isn’t just for the front end groupies, we need to […]

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Let's get more responsive

Ryan Swarts puts together a great overview presentation on responsive design.

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THE FUTURE OF CSS LAYOUT

I caught Zoe presenting during the Environment for Humans RWD Summit conference and it was awesome.  Take a look through the slides and check out the plethora of links that she provides here if you want to know anything and everything about CSS layouts around responsive design.

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Stop designing for fixed viewports!

Dan Eden takes a look at why designing for specific device sizes is a bad idea.  Stop doing it, stop it now.

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New Rule: Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly

It seems that Luke and Josh were together in looking at the touch capabilities of larger devices.

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Case Study: Responsive Design for Time.com

This is s a great case study that has been prepared by .appentTo() detailing the work they did on the Time.com responsive design build. They dealt with more than 200 different Photoshop files for the technical front end cut up but were fortunate that Time gave them the ability to make minor design decisions when […]

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Time Moves to Responsive Design

Time magazine is following the Boston Globe with their recent release of TIME as a single code base responsive design. We have featured time magazine in our own list of responsive implementations.

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iOS Six Fix

For those of you that had to include the iOS rotation fix for the orientation and scale bug for mobile safari you can breathe a sign of relief, it’s no longer an issue with ios6.

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STOP USING THE VIEWPORT META TAG (UNTIL YOU KNOW HOW TO USE IT)

Are you just including what HTML5 boilerplate told you to include? Did you know that they’ve recently changed the meta viewport tag in the boilerplate? If you want to learn more then this is the article for you. Javier takes you through each of the options for the viewport and explains what they mean.

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Blame the implementation, not the technique

The Future Of The Web Is Mobile

Breaking Dev: How BBC Fell in Love with Responsive Design

Don't confuse design testing with device testing

Mobile-friendly sites turn visitors into customers

All About Responsive Design Ep.80

"RWD" and "Mobile First" buzzwords explained

Breaking Dev: Pragmatic Responsive Design

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