Design robust, powerful, and above all, modern websites across all manner of devices with ease using HTML5 and CSS3 About 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 Who This Book Is For This course is for web developers who are familiar with HTML and CSS but want to understand the essentials of responsive web design. It is for those developers who are willing to seek innovative techniques that deliver fast, intuitive interfacing with the latest mobile Internet devices. What You Will Learn 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 In Detail Responsive web design is an explosive area of growth in modern web development due to the huge volume of different device sizes and resolutions that are now commercially available. The Internet is going mobile. Desktop-only websites just aren't good enough anymore. With mobile internet usage still rising and tablets changing internet consumption habits, you need to know how to build websites that will just “work,” regardless of the devices used to access them. This Learning Path course explains all the key approaches necessary to create and maintain a modern responsive design using HTML5 and CSS3. Our first module is a step-by-step introduction to ease you into the responsive world, where you will learn to build engaging websites. With coverage of Responsive Grid System, Bootstrap, and Foundation, you will discover three of the most robust frameworks in responsive web design. Next, you'll learn to create a cool blog page, a beautiful portfolio site, and a crisp professional business site and make them all totally responsive. Packed with examples and a thorough explanation of modern techniques and syntax, the second module provides a comprehensive resource for all things “responsive.” You'll explore the most up-to-date techniques and tools needed to build great responsive designs, ensuring that your projects won't just be built “right” for today, but in the future too. The last and the final module is your guide to obtaining full access to next generation devices and browser technology. Create responsive applications that make snappy connections for mobile browsers and give your website the latest design and development advantages to reach mobile devices. At the end of this course, you will learn to get and use all the tools you need to build and test your responsive web project performance and take your website to the next level. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: 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 Style and approach This Learning Path course provides a simplistic and easy way to build powerful, engaging, responsive, and future proof websites across devices using HTML5 and CSS3 to meet the demands of the modern web user.
This book will lead you, step by step and with illustrative screenshots, through a real example. Are you writing two websites - one for mobile and one for larger displays? Or perhaps you've heard of Responsive Design but are unsure how to bring HTML5, CSS3, or responsive design all together. If so, this book provides everything you need to take your web pages to the next level - before all your competitors do!
Learn the HTML5 and CSS3 you need to help you design responsive and future-proof websites that meet the demands of modern web usersAbout This Book• Learn and explore how to harness the latest features of HTML5 in the context of responsive web design• Learn to wield the new Flexbox layout mechanism, code responsive images, and understand how to implement SVGs in a responsive project• Make your pages interactive by using CSS animations, transformations, and transitionsWho This Book Is For Are you writing two websites – one for mobile and one for larger displays? Or perhaps you've already implemented your first 'RWD' but are struggling bring it all together? If so, Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3, Second Edition gives you everything you need to take your web sites to the next level.You'll need some HTML and CSS knowledge to follow along, but everything you need to know about Responsive Design and making great websites is included in the book!What You Will Learn• Understand what responsive design is, and why it's vital for modern web development• HTML5 markup is cleaner, faster, and more semantically rich than anything that has come before - learn how to use it and its latest features• Integrate CSS3 media queries into your designs to use different styles for different media. You'll also learn about future media queries which are evolving in CSS4.• Responsive images allow different images to be presented in different scenarios. We'll cover how to load different sets of images depending upon screen size or resolution and how to display different images in different contexts.• Conquer forms! Add validation and useful interface elements like date pickers and range sliders with HTML5 markup alone.• Implement SVGs into your responsive designs to provide resolution independent images, and learn how to adapt and animate them• 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 calcIn DetailDesktop-only websites just aren't good enough anymore. With mobile internet usage still rising, and tablets changing internet consumption habits, you need to know how to build websites that will just 'work', regardless of the devices used to access them. This second edition of Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 explains all the key approaches necessary to create and maintain a modern responsive design.The changing way in which we access the web means that there has never been a greater range of screen sizes and associated user experiences to consider. With these recent trends driving changes in design, typical desktop-only websites fail to meet even minimum expectations when it comes to style and usability, which can be vital when your website is central to yours or your client's brand. Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3, Second Edition is an updated and improved guide that responds to the latest challenges and trends in web design, giving you access to the most effective approaches to modern responsive design.Learn how to build websites with a “responsive and mobile first” methodology, allowing a website to display effortlessly on every device that accesses it. Packed with examples, and a thorough explanation of modern techniques and syntax, Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3, Second Edition provides a comprehensive resource for all things 'responsive'.This updated new edition covers all the most up-to-date techniques and tools needed to build great responsive designs, ensuring that your projects won't just be built 'right' for today, but in the future too.Chapter example code is all hosted on rwd.education, a dedicated site for the book, built by the author, using the approaches and techniques championed throughout.Style and approachThis book should be useful in two ways: as a 'read from the beginning and learn as you go' resource but also as a reference you can come back to in the months to come – when trying to remember this or that syntax or look up a link that may help you out of a development hell-hole.To this end, rather than follow a single design through from chapter one and build on it incrementally until the end of the book, each chapter exists in relative isolation.This means that code and examples are particular to each chapter and don't need to be considered along with what has gone before or after.That doesn't mean that each chapter's techniques won't work in unison; the reference site for this book, rwd.education is an example of them all working in harmony.However, by limiting the chapter examples to the topic at hand, it should be simpler for you to understand and reference the essence of each example and topic in the future.
As 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.HTML5 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.
Become a master in RWD with this practical, engaging guide About This Book Build responsive designs with solid yet simple HTML5 and CSS3 best practices Use CSS preprocessors (Sass) to speed up the creation of CSS Each chapter covers a different feature of RWD with carefully chosen, interesting examples, including the latest developments in responsive design Who This Book Is For If you already know some HTML and CSS and understand the principles of responsive web design, this book is for you. There's something here for you to learn regardless of if you're a web designer or web developer, or whether you're a seasoned expert web professional. What You Will Learn Install and use Sass with SCSS syntax to create your CSS Use HTML5 tags the right way for the right type of content Enhance the experience of users with assistive technology with ARIA roles Design with desktop-first approach but implement with mobile-first methodology For your layouts, either create and use your own scalable CSS grid, or use Flexbox Create three types of navigation for small screen devices Find the best way to serve the best type of image and how to make videos responsive Build custom responsive emails to ensure the message gets across regardless of the device In Detail Responsive web design is getting more complex day by day and without the necessary design and development skill sets, it's a matter of time before we're left behind. Building meaningful and accessible websites and apps using HTML5 and CSS3 is a must if we want to create memorable experiences for the users. In the ever-changing world of web designers and developers, being proficient in responsive web design is no longer an option, it is mandatory. Whether you're a web designer or web developer, or a seasoned expert web professional, this book will bolster your HTML and CSS skills to a master level. The book is designed in a way that each chapter will take you one step closer to becoming an expert in RWD. The book begins with introducing you to the power of CSS preprocessors, Sass in this case, to increase the speed of writing repetitive CSS tasks, then use simple but meaningful HTML examples; and add ARIA roles to increase accessibility. You will also understand why a mobile-first approach is ideal. Next, you will learn how to use an easily scalable CSS grid or if you prefer, use Flexbox instead. Create navigations for small screen devices using the “drawer navigation,” “off-canvas” or “toggle” navigation patterns, and also implement images and media in both responsive and responsible ways. Finally, you will build a solid and meaningful typographic scale and make sure your messages and communications display correctly with responsive emails. Style and approach Designing and developing for the web should be fun, and that's the tone used in the book. This book is written in a step-by-step format with clean-cut examples. You will also find tips and notes all over the book to help clarify those small and simple details most books and tutorials assume you already know.
Develop mobile-first and adaptive websites that provide the best user experience for a wide range of devices About This Book Rapidly develop and prototype responsive websites by leveraging the power of Bootstrap Practice performance optimization techniques to make your site lighter and faster Learn responsive web design and discover how to build mobile-ready websites with ease Who This Book Is For If you are a web developers interested in incorporating responsive web designs in your websites, then this book is for you. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, and command lines, though not essential, will help you get the most out of this book. What You Will Learn Understand what responsive design is, and why it's vital for modern web development Customize and extend responsive design frameworks Create adaptable templates for all future projects Build a semantic website structure with HTML5 elements Determine a responsive website persona with CSS3 Learn how to decide which framework best suits your project specification Implement a plethora of Bootstrap features in your websites In Detail Desktop-only websites just aren't good enough anymore. As you enter a future of increasingly diverse browsing methods, you need to know how to build websites that are presentable and will work perfectly with the huge volume of different device sizes and resolutions that are now commercially available. Responsive web design is an answer to the problem of modern web development. By following the detailed step-by-step instructions, previews, and examples mentioned in this book, you will learn how to build engaging responsive websites and upgrade your skills as a web designer. With coverage of Responsive Grid System and Bootstrap, you will learn about the most powerful frameworks in responsive web design. In this book, you will learn how to create a crisp blog page, a beautiful portfolio site, a cool social networking page, and a fun photo gallery. Through each of these projects, you'll learn how to build various elements of a modern responsive website, and also find out which framework works best for your project specifications. By the end of the book, you will have gained practical skills you need to build real-world websites that are professional, creative and truly responsive. Style and approach This book conveys the design concepts used to quickly and effectively build responsive websites. We focus less on the theory and more on results, with clear step-by-step instructions, previews, and examples to help you along the way.
Design and deliver an optimal user experience for all devices About This Book Get to grips with the core functionality of RWD through examples Discover how to make layouts, content and media flexible, and explore why a content-first approach is more effective Maximize the performance of your web pages so that they work across all browsers and devices irrespective of the screen size Who This Book Is For This book is for web designers who are familiar with HTML and CSS, and want to begin with responsive web design. Web development experience and knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 is assumed. What You Will Learn Explore various layout options Understand what can be achieved in the browser, without the use of third-party tools Executing media queries to benefit responsive designs Understand the basics of responsive workflow and boilerplate frameworks Improve performance of responsive web design Maintain compatibility across various browsers In Detail Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—providing easy reading and navigation with minimum resizing, panning, and scrolling—and all of this across a wide range of devices from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones. Responsive web design is becoming more important as the amount of mobile traffic now accounts for more than half of the Internet's total traffic. This book will give you in depth knowledge about the basics of responsive web design. You will embark on a journey of building effective responsive web pages that work across a range of devices, from mobile phones to smart TVs, with nothing more than standard markup and styling techniques. You'll begin by getting an understanding of what RWD is and its significance to the modern web. Building on the basics, you'll learn about layouts and media queries. Following this, we'll dive into creating layouts using grid based templates. We'll also cover the important topic of performance management, and discover how to tackle cross-browser challenges. Style and approach This is a practical example-based book which will delve into various elements and benefits of a responsive web design. It will help you understand the essential skills needed to create responsive web sites and guide you through the basics of building responsive web pages for any device. The topics are a blend of theoretical and practical essentials which will assist you to explore more about responsive web design.
Author: Philippe Hong
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2018-04-30
Deliver an optimal user experience to all devices—including tablets, smartphones, feature phones, laptops, and large screens—by learning the basics of responsive web design. In this hands-on guide, UX designer Clarissa Peterson explains how responsive web design works, and takes you through a responsive workflow from project kickoff to site launch. Ideal for anyone involved in the process of creating websites—not just developers—this book teaches you fundamental strategies and techniques for using HTML and CSS to design websites that not only adapt to any screen size, but also use progressive enhancement to provide a better user experience based on device capabilities such as touchscreens and retina displays. Start with content strategy before creating a visual design Learn why your default design should be for the narrowest screens Explore the HTML elements and CSS properties essential for responsive web design Use media queries to display different CSS styles based on a device’s viewport width Handle elements such as images, typography, and navigation Use performance optimization techniques to make your site lighter and faster
Author: Tim Kadlec
Publisher: New Riders
Release Date: 2012-07-30
New devices and platforms emerge daily. Browsers iterate at a remarkable pace. Faced with this volatile landscape we can either struggle for control or we can embrace the inherent flexibility of the web. 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. Implementing Responsive Design is a practical examination of how this fundamental shift affects the way we design and build our sites. Readers will learn how to: Build responsive sites using a combination of fluid layouts, media queries, and fluid media Adopt a responsive workflow from the very start of a project Enhance content for different devices Use feature-detection and server-side enhancement to provide a richer experience
Written as a concise yet practical guide with an explicit focus on showing beginners how to get their very own responsive websites up and running, this essential reference includes coverage of tried-and-tested responsive frameworks in a project-based format that simultaneously provides visible results whilst developing core understanding.Ideal for anybody who wants their online presence to be compatible with devices and resolutions of any size, "Responsive Web Design by Example" shows you how to select the right framework for your own project requirements and then guides you through the process of installation, configuration, and customization. With three highly structured and meticulously designed projects to choose from, it is the ideal reference for both new and existing web developers who want to be able to augment their skills and showcase their content in a truly professional manner.