For some organizations, “mobile” means a website that works on tablets and smartphones. For Alex Breuer of The Guardian, mobile means challenging editorial conventions and rethinking the fundamental form of a 200-year-old publication.
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Grid sys tems have been used in print design, archi tec ture and inte rior design for gener a tions. Now, on the web, the same rules of grid sys tem com po si tion and usage no longer apply. Content is viewed in many ways; from RSS feeds to email. Content is viewed on many devices; from mobile phones to lap tops. Users can manip u late the browser, they can remove con tent, resize the can vas, resize the type faces. A designer is no longer in con trol of this pre sen ta tion. So where do grid sys tems fit in to all that?
On this week’s show we have an extra segment presented by our magical mystical internet guest: Rick Nunn. Rick takes us through content vs design and why he thinks most people are doing it wrong. Elsewhere, Hannah introduces microformats and discusses the relevance of valid vs semantic markup, John divulges his ultimate tips for productivity (and a new way of life) and finally Rob discusses how he thinks the iPad is about to change web development.