Welcome to our multi-device world, a world where a user’s experience with one application can span many devices—a smartphone, a tablet, a computer, the TV, and beyond. This practical book demonstrates the variety of ways devices relate to each other, combining to create powerful ensembles that deliver superior, integrated experiences to your users.
- Learn a practical framework for designing multi-device experiences, based on the 3Cs—Consistent, Complementary, and Continuous approaches
- Graduate from offering everything on all devices, to delivering the right thing, at the right time, on the best (available) device
- Apply the 3Cs framework to the broader realm of the Internet of Things, and design multi-device experiences that anticipate a fully connected world
- Learn how to measure your multi-device ecosystem performance
- Get ahead of the curve by designing for a more connected future
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 02/13/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 322 pages
This book has been written from a series of college lectures on Web Design. It is has many exercises and examples which can be downloaded from the web site paulvgibbs.com. The book starts with an introduction to HTML and then takes the reader through the concepts of styles and how to apply them. There are also chapters on Graphics, JQuery, setting up a web site and looks at HTML 5 and responsive web design concepts.The book explains issues that you encounter in real world situations and provides the basic examples from which you can then use to further develop. Many of the tutorials consists of a series of examples and tasks which illustrate each point and concentrate on simplified code so that you can see how they are used.* Introduction - An introduction to HTML.* HTML Tags – A look at standard HTML Tags.* Images and Tables - Using images and creating tables.* Styles and Stylesheets - Different ways to use styles.* Further Styles - Definitions and further examples.* Site Examples - A site layout.* Lists and Menus - Creating navigation.* Graphics – Graphic concepts and Photoshop.* Layouts – Some principles of design.* Adding functionality - JQuery and other features.* htaccess file - Examples of using an htaccess file.* Site set up – Domain names and search optimisation.* Forms – Formatting and layout of forms.* HTML 5 Design – Features of HTML 5.* Responsive Design – A responsive design example.Note that you do not have to have a Kindle to read this eBook. You can download and read it on a desktop computer, tablet or any other device that has a compatible Kindle software reader.
Published by: Paul Gibbs | Publication date: 06/21/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 311 pages
CSS lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This fully updated edition provides the most modern and effective tips, tricks, and tutorial-based instruction on CSS available today. Learn how to use new tools such as Flexbox and Sass to build web pages that look great and run fast on any desktop or mobile device. Ideal for casual and experienced designers alike.The important stuff you need to know:
- Start with the basics. Write CSS-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers.
- Design for mobile devices. Create web pages that look great when visitors use them on the go.
- Make your pages work for you. Add animations that capture the imagination, and forms that get the job done.
- Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning.
- Make your layouts more flexible. Design websites with Flexbox that adjust to different devices and screen sizes.
- Work more efficiently. Write less CSS code and work with smaller files, using Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets (Sass).
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 08/13/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 720 pages
Design robust, powerful, and above all, modern websites across all manner of devices with ease using HTML5 and CSS3About This Book
- Use Responsive Grid System, Bootstrap, and Foundation frameworks for responsive web design
- Learn how to use the latest features of CSS including custom fonts, nth-child selectors (and some CSS4 selectors), CSS custom properties (variables), and CSS calc
- Make a mobile website using jQuery mobile and mobile-first design
- Build a semantic website structure with HTML5 elements
- Use Bower to organize website dependencies
- Make responsive media that is optimized for the specific device on which it's displayed, allowing images, videos, and other elements be fully appreciated
- Make typography that's fluidly responsive, so it's easy to read on all devices—no more hard-to-see text on a tiny mobile screen
- Get to know techniques for server-side and client-side media deployment, providing platforms that are scaled for any device that requests them
- Responsive Web Design by Example: Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Thoriq Firdaus
- Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 - Second Edition by Ben Frain
- HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook by Benjamin LaGrone
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 10/25/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 720 pages
In DetailThe Internet is going mobile. Desktop computer sales keep falling as the mobile device marketplace burgeons. Web development methods are rapidly changing to adapt to this new trend. HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook, for all of today’s wireless Internet devices, gives developers a new toolbox for staying connected with this on-the-run demographic.HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook is the programmer’s resource for generating websites that effortlessly interface with modern mobile devices. Using its clear instructions you can create responsive applications that make snappy connections for mobile browsers and give your website the latest design and development advantages for reaching mobile devices.HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook is full of how-to recipes for site enhancements and optimizing your sites for the latest devices and the mobile Web.You will learn how to make images automatically respond to page size, make responsive menus, embed responsive videos and take advantage of a number of responsive typography techniques.We’ll then move on to creating layouts using frameworks making captivating responsive sites and retrofit frameworks into responsive websites with just a few lines of CSS.HTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook is your guide to obtaining full access to next generation devices and browser technology.ApproachAs a Cookbook, we are targeting existing developers who need to pick and choose specific recipes in order to help their websites become accessible (and usable) regardless of screen size, device, or browser.Who this book is forHTML5 and CSS3 Responsive Web Design Cookbook, for all of today’s wireless Internet devices, is for web developers seeking innovative techniques that deliver fast, intuitive interfacing for the latest mobile Internet devices.
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 07/10/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 206 pages
About This Book
- Explore the process of combining responsive patterns together to fit the needs of your own website or project
- Organize your projects by creating responsive pattern libraries and manage unruly design systems as they grow
- Break down the best responsive websites to their patterns and learn how to build them in your own projects
- Gain knowledge of the pros and cons of popular responsive patterns
- Know how to combine patterns to create unique solutions for your own projects
- Understand the benefits of creating a pattern library and learn how to use it efficiently
- Pay attention to detail by reviewing commonly forgotten responsive elements, such as typography
- See real-world examples of these patterns being used by popular websites such as Disney, NASA, and many more
- Review techniques and best practices when it comes to building responsive websites
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 11/26/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 168 pages
Leverage the core functionalities of AngularJS, to build responsive single page applicationsAbout This Book
- Get introduced to the key features of AngularJS and understand its role in responsive design
- Learn various approaches for responsive web application development
- Discover practical examples to incorporate responsive web design techniques to build a single page application
- Develop client-side dynamic routing using AngularJS
- Create a custom directive and use it for responsive page development
- Explore the usability of AngularJS routing for responsive web application development
- Get to grips with the basic functionality of using AngularJS to build a web application
- Understand two-way data binding implemented in AngularJS using the digest cycle
- Build AngularJS breakpoint listeners and arrange the page content to implement responsiveness
- Debug AngularJS single page applications
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 12/17/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 128 pages
Yes, you can use responsive web design to create high performance, compelling websites. With this practical book, author Tom Barker demonstrates that responsive design is not just a frontend-only approach, but also a philosophy for taking advantage of the entire web stack. Responsive design patterns and anti-patterns, derived from heavily used real-world sites, are guiding principles throughout the book.Ideal for frontend-focused web developers, this book shows you how to incorporate responsiveness and performance into your project plan, use Node.js for device-specific functionality on the backend, and write automated tests for a continuous integration environment. You’ll explore many useful tools and responsive frameworks, and gain useful insights from Barker’s own experience with responsive design along the way.
- Get a primer on web performance concepts, web runtime performance, and performance tracking tools
- Write functionality with Node.js that serves up a device-specific experience to the client
- Explore client-side solutions, such as lazy loading entire sections of a page—including images, styling, and content
- Validate service level agreements (SLAs) by writing automated tests with PhantomJS
- Examine several responsive frameworks, including the author’s server-side framework, Ripple
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 11/07/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 176 pages
Forget fixed-width Photoshop comps, bloated client requirements, and overproduced wireframes. Yesterday’s web design deliverables fail to take into account the demands of responsive solutions. Design workflow hasn’t really changed, but best practices have. This book shows you how to adapt to the new paradigm and create sites for today’s web. Some of the strategies you’ll learn include:
- how to better manage client expectations and development requirements
- a practical approach for designing in the browser
- documentation methods that outperform static Photoshop comps
- a method for visualizing the points where responsive designs change
Published by: New Riders | Publication date: 04/02/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 231 pages
Responsive design is a default these days, but we are all still figuring out just the right process and techniques to better craft responsive websites. That’s why Smashing Magazine created a new book — to gather practical techniques and strategies from people who have learned how to get things done right, in actual projects with actual real-world challenges.The Smashing Book 5: Real-Life Responsive Web Design is Smashing Magazine’s brand new book with smart front-end techniques and design patterns derived from real-life responsive projects. Part 2 features 8 chapters on web fonts, responsive images, responsive email, debugging, performance and offline experience, — just what you need to master all the tricky facets and hurdles of responsive design.Written by Andrew Clarke, Bram Stein, Fabio Carneiro, John Allsopp, Matt Gaunt, Tom Maslen, Yoav Weis and Vitaly Friedman.Please note that the corresponding Part 1 of Smashing Book 5 is also available with even more responsive web design tips and tricks — among others on responsive workflow, SVG, Flexbox, content strategy and design patterns.TABLE OF CONTENTS:•A Responsive Way Forward — written by Vitaly Friedman•Web Fonts Performance — written by Bram Stein•Responsive Images — written by Yoav Weiss•Testing And Debugging Responsive Web Design — written by Tom Maslen•Responsive Email Design — written by Fabio Carneiro•Performance Optimization Roadmap — written by Vitaly Friedman•Beyond Responsive: Optimizing For Offiline — written by John Allsopp and Matt Gaunt•Counting Stars: Creativity Over Predictability — written by Andrew Clarke
Published by: Smashing Magazine | Publication date: 06/24/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 424 pages