Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video Integrating responsive images with Interchange, part of Learning Foundation 5.
…When Ethan Marcotte invented the concept of responsive…design, he said it was characterized by three characteristics.…One was a flexible grid-based layout, one was media…queries, and the third thing was images that resize.…Well, we've been working extensively with a flexible grid,…and you've certainly seen the media queries in action as…we've been working with that flexible grid, but we…have done nothing so far to address images that resize.…So if you take a look at this page…that we have right now, this is called interchange.html.…It's in your Exercise files Folder, go ahead…and copy it over to the Foundation folder.…As you can see on the desktop, this is a great big huge picture.…It looks lovely on the webpage, but as I make the screen smaller…here, what happens to that image with its corresponding rather large file size?…Absolutely nothing.…This image is simply rescaling in the browser, but…the file size to download an image here at this…tiny resolution is exactly the same as the file size…to download the image here at this very large resolution.…
- Downloading and installing Foundation 5
- Introducing grids
- Centering columns
- Nesting grids
- Styling text, lists, buttons, panels, and more
- Adding navigation bars and dropdown menus
- Creating a responsive lightbox
- Adding an image carousel
- Integrating responsive images
- Adding tooltips
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Foundation 5
2. The Grid System in Foundation
3. CSS Overview
4. Navigation Systems
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