Responsive web design helps your site maintain its design integrity on a variety of screen sizes, but how does it affect your typography? With this practical book, graphic designers, web designers, and front-end developers alike will learn the nuts and bolts of implementing web fonts well, especially how to get the best appearance from type without sacrificing performance on any device.After examining typography fundamentals and the evolution of type on the Web, author Jason Pamental provides useful approaches, real examples, code, and advice for making your type performant, progressive, proportional, and polished—the primary ingredients of responsive typography.
- Understand how type plays a vital role in content-first web design
- Weigh the tradeoffs between self-hosting and using a font service to get the best performance for your site
- Get your type on the screen fast by designing for Progressive Enhancement
- Use a responsive relative scale to adjust proportions between typographic elements for any device or resolution
- Polish your type with ligatures, kerning, and other techniques to create rich, textured reading experiences
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 09/10/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 110 pages
Stay ahead of the web evolution with elegant combination front-end development Front-End Development with ASP.NET Core, Angular, and Bootstrap is the professional's guide to fast, responsive web development. Utilizing the most popular combination of web technologies for Microsoft developers, this guide provides the latest best practices and ASP.NET MVP guidance to get you up to speed quickly. The newest ASP.NET - now called ASP.NET Core - is leaner, easier to use, and less bound to the operating system and IDE.colle, giving you the perfect opportunity to leverage third-party frameworks and libraries that provide functionalities not native to ASP.NET Core and Visual Studio. This book shows you how to integrate ASP.NET Core with Angular, Bootstrap, and similar frameworks, with a bit of jQuery Mobile, Nuget, continuous deployment, Bower dependencies, and Gulp/Grunt build systems, including development beyond Windows on Mac and Linux. With clear, concise instruction and expert insight, this guide is an invaluable resource for meeting the demands of modern web development.
- Combine ASP.NET Core with different tools, frameworks, and libraries
- Utilize third-party libraries with non-native functionalities
- Adopt the most up-to-date best practices for front-end development
- Develop flexible, responsive design sites
Published by: Wrox | Publication date: 02/20/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages
With the limitations that the img tag brings along, images have long been a major obstacle when wanting to create truly responsible, fast, responsive websites. Luckily, the upcoming picture element and srcset/sizes are about to finally change this. However, even in the meantime, while browser vendors are still busy implementing the new specification, you can already start to incorporate truly responsive images into your website. There are a number of smart solutions to close up the existing gaps: polyfills, fallbacks for legacy browsers, and clever approaches that were created on the fly due to missing alternatives. To help you review and understand different methods, we’ve compiled a selection of the different techniques in this eBook. It features practical advice on every implementation, as well as tips on tackling the art direction and resolution-switching use cases that a growing device landscape has brought along. As you will notice, there is no reason to wait anymore; you can already cater for responsive images today!TABLE OF CONTENTS:- Picturefill 2.0: Responsive Images And The Perfect Polyfill- Responsive Images Done Right: A Guide To And srcset- Automate Your Responsive Images With Mobify.js- One Solution To Responsive Images- Addressing The Responsive Images Performance Problem: A Case Study- Clown Car Technique: Solving Adaptive Images In Responsive Web Design- Simple Responsive Images With CSS Background Images- Responsive Images With WordPress’ Featured Images- Responsive Image Container: A Way Forward For Responsive Images?- Rethinking Responsive SVG
Published by: Smashing Magazine GmbH | Publication date: 07/23/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 190 pages
Readers discover the latest industry-leading website development practices with this new book in the popular Shelly Cashman Series. For more than three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of learners. Now, Minnick and Friedrichsen’s WEB DESIGN WITH HTML5 AND CSS3: INTRODUCTORY, 8E brings today’s best practice in website development into focus with meaningful applications. The web page development process starts with a semantic wireframe and weaves proven principles of responsive design into each chapter. A raft of fresh new projects logically build in complexity to ensure understanding. This edition strives to not only teach valid HTML and CSS, but also to reveal deeper conceptual issues essential to today’s field of web development.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Published by: Cengage Learning | Publication date: 04/15/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 304 pages
HTML5 is more than a markup language—it’s a collection of several independent web standards. Fortunately, this expanded guide covers everything you need in one convenient place. With step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The Missing Manual shows you how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic graphics, geolocation, offline features, and responsive layouts for mobile devices.The important stuff you need to know:
- Structure web pages more effectively. Learn how HTML5 helps web design tools and search engines work smarter.
- Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser.
- Create stunning visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, pictures, and text; play animations; and run interactive games.
- Jazz up your pages with CSS3. Add fancy fonts and eye-catching effects with transitions and animation.
- Design better web forms. Collect information from visitors more efficiently with HTML5 form elements.
- Build it once, run it everywhere. Use responsive design to make your site look good on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
- Include rich desktop features. Build self-sufficient web apps that work offline and store the data users need.
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 12/17/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 518 pages
- No previous experience required. By following each short, one-hour lesson in this book, anyone can learn the basics of web development.
- Learn at your own pace. You can work through each lesson sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.
- Test your knowledge. Each lesson ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study.
- Fully implement the HTML5 and CSS3 standards
- Work with text and create links
- Add images and graphics to your page
- Use CSS to style a site and position elements on a page
- Structure a page with HTML5
- Use responsive web design to make your pages look good on different-sized screens
- Design for the mobile web
- Get your site online and let people know it’s there
- Optimize your site for search engines
Published by: Sams Publishing | Publication date: 12/22/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 770 pages
- Become familiar with Bootstrap’s file structure, grid systems, and container layouts
- Learn HTML elements for typography, code, tables, forms, buttons, images, and icons
- Design interfaces and other web elements, such as navigation, breadcrumbs, and custom modal windows
- Use jQuery plugins for features such as revolving slideshows, tabbable interfaces, and dropdown menus
- Modify everything from column count to typography colors with the LESS stylesheet language
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 05/08/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 128 pages
- Implement responsive UIs
- Access remote web services
- Architect apps with Ember.js
- Debug and test your code with cutting-edge development tools
- Harness Node.js and today's powerful npm open-source modules
- And much more
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 08/01/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 478 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
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 1 features 7 chapters on responsive workflow, SVG, Flexbox, content strategy, and design patterns — just what you need to master all the tricky facets and hurdles of responsive design. Written by Daniel Mall, Ben Callahan, Eileen Webb, Sara Soueidan, Vitaly Friedman and Zoe M. Gillenwater.Please note that the corresponding Part 2 is also available with even more responsive web design tips and tricks — among others on web fonts, responsive images, email design, performance, debugging and optimizing for offline.TABLE OF CONTENTS:•A Responsive Way Forward — written by Vitaly Friedman•The Modern Responsive Designer’s Workflow — written by Dan Mall•Responsive Process — written by Ben Callahan•Responsive Design Patterns And Components — written by Vitaly Friedman•Content Choreography In RWD — written by Eileen Webb•Mastering SVG For Responsive Web Design — written by Sara Soueidan•Building Advanced Responsive Modules With Flexbox — written by Zoe M. Gillenwater
Published by: Smashing Magazine | Publication date: 06/24/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 446 pages