Ethan marcotte responsive web design

Jun 24, Stringy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The book explains the 3 basic components of a responsive site, then in the final chapter explains the changes in habit and mindset that will be needed to know when to deploy each technique. The technical approach to fulfilling the responsive design philosophy boils down to three things: My goal is to make the web as accessible and beautiful as possible for the people who are trying to access it. I have to ask the obvious question:

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Rather than tailoring responzive designs to each of an ever-increasing number of web devices, we can treat them as facets of the same experience. As a designer, there's nothing worse than maximising a window on a huge monitor and seeing uncomfortably long lines of text. All articles with self-published sources Articles with self-published sources from October Use mdy dates from September Wikipedia articles with GND identifiers.

The philosophy behind responsive, by contrast, crystallised more slowly. Feature detection also might not be completely reliable; some may report that a feature is available, when it is either missing or so poorly implemented that it is effectively nonfunctional.

Email Need an account? I loved that image: In the end, Marcotte discusses finer points of this topic. That may be focusing on the aesthetic but, critically, that experience is going to be worsened if you're not sitting on a robust network. My goal is to make the web as accessible and beautiful as possible for the people who are trying to access it.

Ethann September 11, For the marcote design reviews from that point, we didn't project fixed images on the wall. I've read almost all the articles Marcotte references, and had started using some of the principles before beginning this book. Indesgn the first time more dessign accessed the internet from their mobile devices than desktop. A site designed with RWD [2] [6] adapts the layout to the desivn environment by using fluid, proportion-based grids, [7] [8] flexible images, [9] [10] [11] and CSS3 media queries[4] [12] [13] an extension of the media rule, in the following ways: Just being able to fall back on those 3 pillars or refer to certain sections for reference has been immensely helpful for myself in understanding how to think and work with these ideas in mind.

Not to be confused with Responsiveness.

After four years of study, Marcotte found himself needing a break from academia. He marrcotte the book in traditional architecture and art history just enough to give it depth without detracting from its focus of responsive web design.

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I might as well put in a permanent order with A Book Apart - send me one of everything you publish! But I see responsive sites on a daily basis that are staggering and aesthetically beautiful.

Ethan Marcotte

While it covers fluid layout and media queries, it is more introductory. But, there's this larger challenge with our work.

And to keep everything just as fluid as the type the same approach is taken on both the margin and padding as you can see below. But Marcotte brings them altogether in a way that has thoroughly convinced me ddesign give up on merely elastic layouts when I can have truly responsive ones instead.

We can include them in our CSS either as part of a media rule:. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Nov 20, Chris rated it really rrsponsive it. Responsive design was listed as 2 in Top Web Design Trends for by. It is well written and even funny at times.

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Jan 15, Graham Herrli rated it really liked it Shelves: If marcogte looking for something ground-breaking, thorough, well-written and worth your dirty dollars, look elsewhere.

Patterns Find something that works for you. Jan 21, Ahmad Alfy rated it it was amazing. A very short book; I think it took me an hour or so to read all the way through.

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