Responsive Web Design has ratings and reviews. Elaine said: A very Published June 7th by A Book Apart (first published March 1st ). A Book Apart: Brief books for people who make websites. An Event Apart: 3 days of design, code, and content for web & UX designers & devs. Responsive Web Design (Brief Books for People Who Make Websites, No. Paperback: pages; Publisher: A Book Apart (); Language: English.

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Nov 06, Danny de Vries rated it it was amazing. I can’t fesign that anyone who’d pick this book up would be less than an intermediate Web designer. It’s awesome and might change web development for the better for the rest of humanity and you are just wasting time reading a review that has little to nothing to do with it. I don’t normally buy books like this, but this is a great tutorial into proper responsive web abookaparf very well written and simple to understand.

Oct 13, Reido rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And this book, like those tutorials, sometimes rushes through topics and skips over details, becoming nothing more than code snippets surrounded by hastily written paragraphs.

Ethan Marcotte has a lively style, supporting his statements with vibrant anecdotes, analogies, jokes, and concrete examples. This book goes over the new creative method for designing websites that’s sustainable for creating pages for all different devices.

It is well written and even funny at times. Building Responsive Web Applications” is the most practical and efficient resource a reader can get to enter the exciting world of AJAX. Aug 11, Michael Mali rated it it was ok. May 21, Paul rated it really liked it. By my estimation Ethan Marcotte’s ‘Responsive Web Design’ looks set to become just as formative by calling for another new approach to designing websites – this time, one better suited to the ever-increasing number of devices and browsers that people use to access the internet.


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This book was uselessly beginnerish. This is resign book for coders and non-coders alike that provides ammunition for the fight to redevelop organizational websites that can be abookapary device nonspecifically. Layout approaching breaking point? Ethan Marcotte will explore CSS techniques and design principles, including fluid grids, flexible images, and From mobile browsers to netbooks and tablets, users are visiting your sites from an increasing array of devices and browsers.

Is learning proprietary frontend “anything” worth it? A detailed look at the business and technical side of redesign is followed by a comprehensive overview of advanced HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript techniques that you can use today. You could have already read the first page by now. If you like books and love to build cool products, we ddesign be looking for you. A very good read if you’re in the throes of working on a new website and would like it to function universally. New devices and platforms emerge daily.

Browsers iterate at a remarkable pace. Good, my developer just changed some from book at https: He’s self-deprecating about abiokapart, but the math for calculating a flexible grid’s proportions based on a pixel grid is easy and just what I needed.

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The book explains the 3 basic components of a responsive site, then in the final chapter explains the changes in habit and mindset that will be needed to know when to deploy each technique.

Fortunately such concerns need no longer hold us back, thanks to that devastatingly useful W3C construct, the CSS media query. This is NOT a step-by-step guide in building a responsive site from scratch. Jun 24, Albert Dong rated it really liked it Shelves: For sale on Amazon kindle version: Unlike its predecessors, the new Smashing Book 3 has the main theme: Is it too soon to call this book seminal?


Could you please help me fix a few things for this book? There are some important principles contained in this book as it relates to responsive web design, but ultimately, a lot of what it taught were things I inherently understood anyway. Books by Ethan Marcotte. Skragglies – The Digital Marketing Agency. The book is technical enough for dev people not to get bored when reading, but covers all the fundaments: Responsive design is not just another technique–it is the beginning of the maturation of a medium and a fundamental shift in the way we think about the web.

Magazine for designers and web developers. And A very short book; I think it took me an hour or so to read all the way through.

If so, this book provides everything you need to take your web pages to the next level — before all your competitors do! While it covers fluid layout and media queries, it is more introductory. I liked how this book combines high-minded principles e.

The book helped responsuve explain to my fellow designers about the philosophy behind RWD and how can we effectively produce a responsive design with less abookaparg and frustration.

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A decade ago, Jeffrey Zeldman’s Designing WIth Web Standards certainly fit that description, convincing many of us to drop our table-based layouts in favour of accessible, standards-compliant CSS layouts. I would say if your feeling alarmed about approaching this new coding method.

I ended the book fired up to do design this way from now on, and to go back and update sites I already have out there. For beginners in web design.