Creating a Responsive Web Design Tutorial

| October 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Discover how to make your website more readable and efficient across various screen sizes and devices. Join author Chris Converse as he shares his own specialized techniques for creating a responsive site. The course takes the site from start-to-finish, from comping your ideas in Photoshop, to setting up the HTML page and containers, to styling established elements for small, medium, and large screens. In particular, Chris shows how to load images with CSS, reposition the nav bar for better viewing on mobile devices, and how to make the download time faster for small screens by providing multiple versions of your banner graphic and other images.

This course was created and produced by Chris Converse. lynda.com is honored to host this training in their library.

Topics include:

  • Understanding your software needs
  • Planning your layout
  • Adding containers, content, and links
  • Creating and slicing multiple-sized banner images in Photoshop
  • Linking to CSS files with media queries
  • Setting the viewport scale
  • Styling headings, body text, and footers
  • Styling and repositioning navigation links

Read more and take the course at Lynda.com | Creating Responsive Web Design

http://www.lynda.com/CSS-tutorials/Creating-Responsive-Web-Design/110716-2.html

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    1. Bark Golgafrincham says:

      This site would be a great place to talk to the real challenges of RWD when you apply it to even just a few screens. It really is about more than media queries and style changes, especially if you’re talking about web applications (i.e. Single Page Apps) and not just brochure-style sites.
      Here are my thoughts in more detail on that:
      http://wp.me/p2brND-8C

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