Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing responsive sites, part of Applied Responsive Design.
Testing responsive sites is a bit tricky, I've got to be honest with you.…Although you can certainly test them locally, figuring out how your site is going to perform…on mobile devices can be incredibly frustrating.…You could download and install a few mobile emulators, but while they will give you a…decent idea of how your site is going to perform, they're really not 100% reliable and very…difficult to debug, to be quite honest with you.…I recommend checking out a couple of resources here.…The first one is weinre, although some people are fond of pronouncing it weiner.…
weinre actually stands for WebKit Inspector Remote, or WebKit Remote Inspector, or I don't know whatever.…But what it does is it allows you to remotely debug and test sites on mobile devices from your desktop.…So essentially, you'll browse to the site on your phone or your tablet and then you'll…use your desktop browser to run WebKit Inspector, so it's really cool.…You can also download this and install it locally and then connect all your mobile devices…
- Creating mockups
- Structuring page regions
- Defining default styles and media queries
- Building desktop, tablet, and mobile layouts
- Structuring and styling menus
- Dynamically replacing menus
- Creating a responsive image gallery
- Adding phone functionality
- Testing responsive sites
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Planning Responsive Designs
2. Building Responsive Layouts
3. Responsive Navigation
4. Creating Responsive Media
5. Enhancing Sites for Mobile
6. Managing Resources
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