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Responsive Web Design
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours helps you create websites that work equally well on everything from smartphones and tablets to multi-screen monitors.
Step-by-step instructions and full-color figures help you learn quickly.
Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.
Jennifer Kyrnin consults professionally on web design and e-book publishing. She has built and maintained websites of all sizes, from small, single-page brochure sites to large, million-page database-driven sites for international audiences. She has taught HTML, XML, and web design online since 1997, and is the author of Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours.
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Using responsive design, you can create websites that work equally well on any device, from smartphones and tablets to the largest multi-screen monitors. Responsive web design is the next frontier in web and mobile design: every web professional should know when it is (and isn't) appropriate, and be capable of applying it. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can master today's best practices for responsive web design. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that's come before, teaching what responsive design is, how to use it, and how to resolve the problems it can create. Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 in 24 Hours covers all this, and more:
Step-by-step instructions walk you through common questions, issues, and tasks; Q-and-As, Quizzes, and Exercises build and test your knowledge; "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts; and "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you're finished, you'll be comfortable building responsive sites that work equally well for every visitor!
About the Author
Jennifer Kyrnin has been teaching HTML, XML, and web design online since 1997. She has built and maintained websites of all sizes, from small, single-page brochure sites to large, million-page database-driven sites for international audiences. She lives with her husband and son and numerous animals on a small farm in Washington state.
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION TO RESPONSIVE DESIGN
1. What is Responsive Design?
2. Alternatives to Responsive Design
3. The Growth of Mobile
4. Progressive Enhancement
5. HTML for Responsive Design
6. Basic CSS
PART II: BUILDING A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE
7. Planning a Responsive Site
8. Mobile First
9. Content First
11. CSS Media Queries - The Basis of Responsive Design
13. Fonts and Typography
14. Images and Media
16. Responsive Forms
PART III: IMPROVING ON RESPONSIVE DESIGN
19. Tools for Creating Responsive Designs
20. Problems with Responsive Design
21. Responsive Design Plus Server Components (RESS)
22. Device and Feature Detection
23. Responsive Templates
24. Examples of Amazing Responsive Design
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