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.

Aspect Ratios in CSS are a Hack

Bram looks at a number of different approaches to create aspect ratios in CSS before closing with the hint that we could see something like height: aspect-ratio(16/9)

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Designed lines

While there is a clear benefit from a commercial point of view to improve the speed of your website we often forget about the human impact.

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Does__BEM — work?

I’ve never been a fan of BEM, but this certainly got me thinking in another way.

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TransferWise Rate Tracker progressive web app

As some of you might know I’m an Australian living in the UK and over the years I’ve moved between the two countries a few times. With this comes the need to exchange (and lose) money where I’ve used TransferWise… so I was excited to see that they have developed a PWA that will alert […]

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Powerful New Additions to the CSS Grid Inspector in Firefox Nightly

Firefox improves on their CSS Grid Layout dev tools.

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Using CSS variables correctly

Learn how to use CSS Variables in production today.

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Please Make Google AMP Optional

I’ve featured articles from Alex previously around the AMP argument, and this time around he’s making even more sense. It would be great to have the option to switch AMP off… after all Google are trying to improve the User Experience with this approach, so if the improved user experience is not using AMP then […]

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Best Practices For Hero Images

Ten elements to look for when you’re designing a large hero image for your site.

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What delayed my portfolio redesign for 3 years and how I finally launched it

If you’re thinking about redesigning your own portfolio then here are some key areas you should be considering

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The New ZURB, Design Insights and the Future of Design

Zurb, my favourite responsive framework, have just released their new website and it is MAGNIFICANT.

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Intelligent Tracking Prevention

Webkit are implementing features to stop 3rd party tracking across multiple sites.

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4 Things I Know About Pattern Libraries

Some very valuable lessons for anyone working on, or thinking about working on, pattern libraries.

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11 things I learned reading the flexbox spec

I guarantee that you’ll learn something new from these 11 tips.

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Learning CSS Grids

Learn the CSS Grid in ASCII… you know you want to!

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Anchors OK? Re-Assessing In-Page Links

While jump links have caused problems in the past, they can successfully be used to move users down long pages and directly to content, on any screen size.

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What’s New In DevTools (Chrome 60)

Dev Tools have had an overhaul (in Chrome Canary for now) and it’s now should be considered an invaluable tool on its own (if it wasn’t already before).

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Responsive Design for Motion

A great overview on how you can introduce one of the new media query recommendations — reduce motion (currently available in Webkit)

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Financial Times increases engagement with personalisation, speed

Several months into the relaunch of the FT.com site the results are in…. faster websites are better for business

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Going offline

Ethan talks about the approach of going offline with his own site.

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Questioning Container Queries

Paul covers off, in a lot more detail than this description, the top three reasons why he thinks that Container Queries are not needed.

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