How Web Developers Should Design Mobile-Friendly Pages


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Designing mobile-friendly pages

There are some basic design guidelines that you can follow to ensure that your pages will have a good solid foundation for working well on mobile devices. To begin with, design your pages to be finger-friendly and not require a highly accurate pointing device like a stylus. Of course there are still plenty of stylus-based devices out there, but designing for the finger will usually result in the design that suits the stylus as well, and the reverse is not true. Fingers can do a lot more than stylus pens. They can easily flick, pinch, stretch, and perform all kinds of gestures that pointing devices like a stylus are not suited for.

As more and more mobile devices become touch-capable and more browsers implement touch-based events in JavaScript, your pages can become ever more interactive and take on the feel of a native application. Fingertips are typically 40 to 80 pixels in size, so you need to make sure that your clickable targets are large enough and spaced appropriately to be able to r...

Designing mobile-friendly pages
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Designing mobile-friendly pages provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Joe Marini as part of the Mobile Web Design & Development Fundamentals

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