Join Brian Wood for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the different methods available, part of Making Your Site Retina-Ready.
- [Voiceover] These days, ensuring your raster images…are retina ready, or HiDPI compatible,…is a big deal if you decide to do it.…There's a lot of methods for doing it,…and in the past videos we've talked about…IconFonts, SVG, Favicons,…all great methods for what they are.…But when it comes to raster images,…another solution or two is necessary.…In this video, we'll break down…each of the most widely used options…for making your images retina ready.…Now, I've got this site up here…and I've got what's called Basic,…Background, Retina.js, PictureFill.…
These are sort of a catchall for the main…methods for creating retina images…and by retina, that's an Apple term, I mean HiDPI.…To start with one of the basic, most basic, ways…aside from IconFonts, SVG, and Favicons…is to take raster images and to save it as a HiDPI version.…In other words, double the pixel width…if you will, and that's very generic,…but actually setting a width in the CSS…or the HTML for that matter and making it…so that you have one image for HiDPI and for Standard.…
- What is HiDPI?
- Adding your first icon font
- Adding hover states and animation
- Working with SVG files
- Creating favicons
- Displaying HiDPI images
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Icon Fonts for the Webwith James Williamson3h 56m Intermediate
Design the Web: SVG Rollovers with CSSwith Chris Converse23m 47s Beginner
Design the Web: Using Symbols in SVGwith Chris Converse20m 31s Beginner
1. Introducing HiDPI or Retina
What is HiDPI (retina)?9m 16s
2. Icon Fonts
5. HiDPI Images
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