Jeremy Keith joins Jen to talk about Mobilewood, future-friendlying websites, responsive design techniques, digital preservation, html5 semantics, Firefox 7, and much more.
Need to make your site mobile-friendly but have limited resources? Consider a responsive retrofit! Emily and Lea talk about all the different ways a site can be made mobile-friendly, including the process of retrofitting, how to decide whether a complete redesign is necessary instead, and samples of all the mobile projects in between to fit the goals of the audience AND your client.
Ethan Marcotte joins Jen Simmons for a conversation about responsive web design, tools, the process of designing a web site, mobile first, what the future may hold and more.
In episode three of Using Blue we talk with Jeremy Keith of Clearleft about how HTML5 snuck up on him, responsive web design, catch phrases and catch phrases.
We head down a great path of discussion with Jeremy while we talk about:
- Buzz words in the industry.
- How maybe UX and design are really the same thing.
- Brian Rieger and his work on yiibu.com
- How content management systems need to structure their content.
- Responsive web design as the most exciting thing to hit the web, maybe ever.
- Is Drupal a CMS or is it a framework?
- How naming conventions in Drupal can cause confusion.
- Who is Drupal really going after as their target audience.
- The concept of Drupal distributions.
- Native apps vs the mobile web with progressive enhancements. Jason Grigsby has a good post on how you can't link to an app and the issues with that.
- The mobile first approach that Luke Wroblewski writes and talks about and we love.
- Getting into the browser as fast as possible. Essentially designing in the browser whenever possible.
- Style tiles as an excellent communication tool in the design process.
- The upcoming dConstruct conference. An excellent conference in Brighton, UK on September 2, 2011.
- Also the Brighton Digital Festival.
5by5 - The Big Web Show #9: Responsive Web Design
An interview with Brad Frost. Style guides, interface inventories, being future friendly, breaking silos and much more!
This week Dave Olsen and Erik Runyon join us to discuss how their respective universities (West Virginia and Notre Dame) are approaching the mobile web through a combination of server-side detection and responsive design. We talk about how they built their new sites, whether user-agent detection is evil and how responsive design gets implemented at a large university.
Fresh Squeezed Mobile is Breaking Development's channel to get fresh ideas out there about mobile web development and design.
Divya and Jim discuss web tools for the open web, some of the tools that the Adobe Web Platform team has created, and some of the open source projects like HTML5 Please and HTML5 Boilerplate. We end with a brief talk of SVG and some of the SVG tools that Divya's team is working on.
Ethan Marcotte: Responsive Web Design Interview — The Way of Responsive Web Design | Design Interview
Ethan Marcottee explains responsive web design. He also takes us through his own process to building a responsive site which includes applying media queries and designing for the mobile.