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!
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.
Learn the HTML5 and CSS3 you need to help you design responsive and future-proof websites that meet the demands of modern web users About 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 transitions Who 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 calc In Detail 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 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 approach This 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.
Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML provides solutions to the most common web design problems, and gives you a deep understanding of web standards and how they can be implemented to improve your web sites. You will learn how to develop fully standards-compliant, mobile-friendly, and search engine-optimized web sites that are robust, fast, and easy to update while providing excellent user experience and interoperability. The book covers all major web standards for markup, style sheets, web typography, web syndication, semantic annotations, and accessibility. This edition has been fully updated with the latest in web standards, including the finalized HTML5 vocabulary and the full list of CSS3 properties. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML is also a comprehensive guide to current and future standards for the World Wide Web, demonstrating the implementation of new technologies to address the constantly growing user expectations. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML presents step-by-step guides based on solid design principles and best practices, and shows the most common web development tools and web design frameworks. You will master HTML5 and its XML serialization, XHTML5, the new structuring and multimedia elements, the most important HTML5 APIs, and understand the standardization process of HTML 5.1, HTML 5.2, and future HTML5 versions.
Author: Brian P. Hogan
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
Release Date: 2013-10-30
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
For introductory courses in Web Design. The Fundamentals of Web Development for the New Designer Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3 is the comprehensive source material for beginners in web design and development. The hands-on text introduces major topics in two-page sections, focusing on key concepts and providing interactive exercises. All the basics of web designs, from creating web pages to publishing them online, are explored in-depth by each chapter of this book. With a focus on HTML5 and CSS3 coding techniques, the Third Edition prepares readers to take advantage of the most modern and popular platforms for web development. Exploring both "hard skills," such as HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets, as well as "soft skills" like web design and publishing to the web, the text teaches coders all the fundamental information they need to design successful websites.
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.
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.
The market for mobile apps continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, as tablets join the parade of smartphones and feature phones. If you’re an experienced web developer, this second edition of this popular book shows you how to build HTML5 and CSS3-based apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi touch screens and other features in these mobile devices. You’ll learn how to build a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. You’ll also discover how to deal with platform variations, browsers, native web platforms, HTML5 compatibility, design patterns for mobile development, and other issues. Learn how to use your existing web skills to move into mobile development Discover the particulars and pitfalls of building mobile apps with HTML5, CSS, and other standard web tools Create effective user interfaces in the mobile environment for touch and non-touch devices Understand variations among iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and other mobile platforms Bypass the browser to create full screen and native web apps, e-books and Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) applications Build apps for the App Store, Google Play Store, Windows Marketplace, App World, and other online retailers