Responsive web design, often referred to as RWD, has brought many great things for web designers since its inception in 2004, although the term was only coined in 2007 by Ethan Marcotte. The technique of adapting the layout of a site was written by Cameron Adams in 2004.
Here is a breakdown of what we'll discuss in this chapter:
An overview of the good, the bad, and the ugly of responsive design
We will look at some examples in each case
Thereafter, we will take a look at the effects of each example, and how it affects end users and the business