Completely overhauled for its second edition, this book covers:What does responsive really mean?Semantic page structureGrid systemsResponsive Images and mediaMedia queriesResponsive content
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 LearnExplore various layout optionsUnderstand what can be achieved in the browser, without the use of third-party toolsExecuting media queries to benefit responsive designsUnderstand the basics of responsive workflow and boilerplate frameworksImprove performance of responsive web designMaintain 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.
Developed by Zurb, Foundation is a hugely popular CSS framework that's making the once-arduous process of crafting responsive web designs a breeze! Foundation was the first open-source front-end framework to be responsive, the first to be semantic, as well as the first to take a mobile-first approach. Read this book and discover why Foundation is fast becoming a favorite tool of top web designers.
In just one weekend with this hands-on tutorial, you'll learn how to:Integrate Foundation into your projectsUnderstand the basic Foundation templateUtilize Foundation's impressive array of built-in componentsWork with Foundation's gridCustomize Foundation to work with any projectAnd much more!
The only problem with this popular testing tool was its lack of documentation-until now, that is. For this, O'Reilly went right to the source, as Sebastian Bergmann, the author of PHPUnit Pocket Guide, also happens to be PHPUnit's creator. This little book brings together hard-to-remember information, syntax, and rules for working with PHPUnit. It also delivers the insight and sage advice that can only come from the technology's creator. Coverage of testing under agile methodologies and Extreme Programming (XP) is also included.
The latest in O'Reilly's series of handy Pocket Guides, this quick-reference book puts all the answers are right at your fingertips. It's an invaluable companion for anyone interested in testing the PHP code they write for web applications.
In PHP Hacks, author Jack Herrington wrings out his 20 years of code generation experience to deliver hands-on tools ranging from basic PHP and PEAR installation and scripting to advanced multimedia and database optimizing tricks.
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Taking complete advantage of Ajax, however, requires something more than your typical "how-to" book. What it calls for is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This valuable guide provides direct, hands-on solutions that take the mystery out of Ajax's many capabilities. Each hack represents a clever way to accomplish a specific task, saving you countless hours of searching for the right answer.
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