Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design From Mobile Browsers To Netbooks And Tablets, Users Are Visiting Your Sites From An Increasing Array Of Devices And Browsers Are Your Designs Ready Learn How To Think Beyond The Desktop And Craft Beautiful Designs That Anticipate And Respond To Your Users Needs Ethan Marcotte Will Explore CSS Techniques And Design Principles, Including Fluid Grids, Flexible Images, And Media Queries, Demonstrating How You Can Deliver A Quality Experience To Your Users No Matter How Large Or Small Their Display. A very short book I think it took me an hour or so to read all the way through BUTit brings together all the threads of the Responsive Web Design concept in a clear and useful way He s self deprecating about it, but the math for calculating a flexible grid s proportions based on a pixel grid is easy and just what I needed I ended the book fired up to do design this way from now on, and to go back and update sites I already have out there Great color screenshots, easy to read code And A very short book I think it took me an hour or so to read all the way through BUTit brings together all the threads of the Responsiv
Silly comment reader, don t read this comment when you could be reading the book this comment is about It s awesome and might change web development for the better for the rest of humanity and you are just wasting time reading a review that has little
Ugh.This book was uselessly beginnerish.I can t imagine that anyone who d pick this book up would be less than an intermediate Web designer Beginners are way too focused on the functionality of their produ
Finally a book written by a designer who can actually write Ethan Marcotte has a lively style, supporting his statements with vibrant anecdotes, analogies, jokes, and concrete examples He grounds the book in traditional architecture and art history just enough to give it depth without detracting from its focus of responsive web design My favorite quotation from the book is Pretend for a moment that you re working as a front end developer If you re already a front end developer, well, prete Finally a book written
I ve just finished going through the book and it s examples It s quite handy in that it s collected several techniques for building a responsive layout design However, only look to this book for theory and history This is NOT a step by step guide in building a responsive site from scratch Previous experience in HTML, CSS, and Javascript is highly recommended.See, this book has been written like many of the web development html css js php tutorials you can find online by simply performing I ve just finished going through the book and it s examples It s quite handy in that it s collected several techniques for building a responsive layout design However, only look to this book for theory and history This is NOT a step by step guide in building a responsive site from scratch Previous experience in HTML, CSS, and Javascript is highly recommended.See, this book has been written like many of the web development html css js php tutorials you can find online by simply performing a Google search And this book, like those tutorials, sometimes rushes through topics and skips over details, becoming nothingthan code snippets surrounded by hastily written paragraphs.Where this book sets itself apart, is in it s EXCELLENT job of referencing many of those ground brea
Like all the previous items from A Book Apart, this is concise, useful and finds room for a little humour too This one is about making websites that will cope with the multitude of different browser sizes and contexts web developers have to deal with these days.I ve read almost all the articles Marcotte references, and had started using some of the principles before beginning this book But Marcotte brings them altogether in a way that has thoroughly convinced me to give up on merely elastic la Like all the previous items from A Book Apart, this is concise, useful and finds room for a little humour too This one is about making websites that will cope with the multitude of different browser sizes and contexts web developers have to deal with these days.I ve read almost all the articles Marcotte references, and had started using some of
Is it too soon to call this book seminal A decade ago, Jeffrey Zeldman s Designing WIth Web Standards certainly fit that description, convincing many of us to drop our table based layouts in favour of accessible, standards compliant CSS layouts By my estimation Ethan Marcotte s Responsive Web Design looks set to become just as formative by calling for another new approach to designing websites this time, one better suited to the ever increasing number of devices and browsers that people us Is it too soon to call this book seminal A decade ago, Jeffrey Zeldman s Designing WIth Web Standards certainly fit that description, convincing many of us to drop our table based layouts in favour of accessible, standards compliant CSS layouts By my estimation Ethan Marcotte s Responsive Web Design looks set to become just as formative by calling for another new approach to designing websites this time, one better suited to the ever increasing number of devices and browsers that people use to access the int
Responsive web design is the idea that, when creating a web page, it should work seamlessly and correctly on all screen sizes and devices, from an iPhone or Android phone up through a widescreen desktop computer But with so many computing devices available today and manycoming in the future , you can t hope to customize the experience for each device.Instead, the page s HTML, CSS, and Javascript should adapt to the device s reported capabilities This book uses an example site to demonst Responsive web design is the idea that, when creating a web page, it should work seamlessly and correctly on all screen sizes and devices, from an iPhone or Android phone up through a widescreen desktop computer But with so many computing devices available today and manycoming in the future , you can t hope to customize the experience for each device.Instead, the page s HTML, CSS, and Javascript should adapt to the device s reported capabilities This book uses an example site to demonstrate Try resizing your browser window assuming you re on a desktop computer on this site and wat
I found the whole book particularly interesting and believe anyone web business related can benefit from reading it Why I find it interesting Because 1 The book is technical enough for dev people not to get bored when reading, but covers all the fundaments fluid coding em, % , media queries, progressive enhancement rather than degradation Chapters II IV 2 The book is not technical to much for designers going through technical part of the book gives design heads an idea of what dev I found the whole book particularly interesting and believe anyone web business related can benefit from reading it Why I find it interesting Because 1 The book is technical enough for dev people not to get bored when reading, but covers all the fundaments fluid coding em, % , media queries, progressive enhancement rather than degradation Chapters II IV 2 The book is not technical to much for designers going through technical part of the book gives design heads an idea of what dev is go
Web design is a field that s always progressing with time And as a web designer it might seem intimidating Because new standards are brought into play every 3 years, of even sooner So it s a field that in which reinventing your self is is not an option This book goes over the new creative method for designing websites that s sustainable for creating pages for all different devices I would say if your feeling alarmed about approaching this new coding method Don t be Ethan Marcotte makes hi Web design is a field that s always progressing with time And