Responsive Design

This article originally appeared on the Public-i Blog and is reproduced here in full.

At the last Public-i user group meeting I mentioned, as part of the discussion around future releases, that we were re-thinking our approach to the design and delivery of our clients’ Connect sites; that we would be adopting a responsive design to our user interface (UI). This blog post is by way of a brief explanation of responsive design and our motivations for adopting it.

Next week’s reading list

I’m off to mainland Europe for 4 days next week (work related), and have decided that my commuting and ‘bored in the hotel’ time will be spent reading the following books, that I’ve not yet had a chance to get around to:

I doubt very much that I’ll manage all 4 over the 4 nights, but I will give it a try(!)

Have you read any of these?

If you’ve read any of these books please let me know what you thought of them. I’ll share my feedback in due course.


Initializr – Responsive CSS/HTML template

Just a quick note to all you web designers out there that @verekia‘s ‘Initializr’ – a CSS/HTML template for responsive design is now available for use. Here’s what he had to say in his blog post, Initializr: With Great Templates Comes Great Responsivity! :

Today I’m proud to announce that a “Responsive template” is now available on Initializr! It will help you dealing with all the various devices used to display your site. Mobiles, tablets, netbooks, laptops, desktop monitors, HUGE desktop monitors…

I’m going to grab a copy for myself and have a play.