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Responsive Design High Performance

By : Dewald C Els, Dewald Els
Book Image

Responsive Design High Performance

By: Dewald C Els, Dewald Els

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Responsive Design High Performance
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Speeding Up Development with Design Concepts, Patterns, and Programs

Design concepts

One of the most popular design concepts is mobile first. It's not a new notion at all. Mobile first has been around for quite a few years. One of the accelerators of the mobile first principle was the announcement by Eric Schmit, from Google, in 2010 that Google will be taking the mobile first approach from then on. There is an article about this announcement that you can check out at

Graceful degradation and progressive enhancement

With mobiles becoming all the rage, two approaches were developed from the need to diversify and make your site look great on mobile and desktop. We will look at the two approaches, with an explanation and a simple example to clearly illustrate the difference between the two.

First, we have graceful degradation. Graceful degradation is an approach to building a working website that functions with a certain level of user experience in modern browsers, but...