Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the mobile context, part of Learning Responsive Design.
Throughout this title, I've used the term context to refer to how users experience and…interact with your sites across various devices.…Contexts are useful because they help us make assumptions about how someone will use our…sites, and what their focus, capabilities, and limitations might be as they use it.…We've designed for the desktop context for so long, we're barely conscious of the assumptions…that we make regarding things like the user behavior, screen real estate, browser capabilities,…plug-ins, and bandwidth speed.…
Because we've been designing for it for so long, for most of us, it's almost second nature.…However, recently we've had to start considering another context as we design, and that is…the mobile context.…Because it's relatively new and still evolving, I want to take some time to explore the mobile…context and break down some of the myths surrounding it.…When mobile devices first started to connect to the Internet, it was usually through feature…phones on slower network connections.…
- What is responsive design?
- Controlling viewports
- Designing for multiple screen densities
- Working with media queries
- Using fluid grids
- Building responsive forms
- Optimizing site performance
- Building responsive mockups
- Developing a content strategy
- Designing for mobile capabilities
- Creating flexible HTML
- Testing responsive designs
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing Responsive Design
What makes sites responsive?2m 37s
2. Common Concepts
3. Responsive Design Strategies
Additional resources2m 12s
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