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User: A Responsive Design Rewind

Speaker: Taylor Dewey, Senior User Interface Engineer, 10up

We're going to (be kind and) rewind the Responsive Web Design (RWD) technique. I'll explain the purpose of responsive design, implementation strategy, and challenges. We'll be covering theory and terminology with perhaps small dips into code for perspective, but you aren't expected to know or use CSS. This presentation will show lots of examples and will end with examples of responsive WordPress themes. Bring your smartphones, tablets, and laptops to bring up the examples on *your* device to see how well it responds.

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  • Jim T.

    Very useful information. Some above my head, but sprinkled with practical info and tools that rteally make a difference. Thanks.

    October 22, 2013

  • Sanders

    This Meetup was Great. Thanks again Taylor! I actually had an unexpected client call this morning and I no longer had to say "Uh, I'm not sure- can I call you back after talking to my developer?"

    I was able to confidently guide the conversation toward a mobile first strategy and media queries.

    2 · October 22, 2013

  • Barrett D.

    I really enjoyed the meetup last night. Very informative and helpful.

    October 22, 2013

  • Donna

    Thank you for sharing your expertise. Very good presentation, good information.

    October 22, 2013

  • David R.

    Very good discussion.

    October 21, 2013

  • Daniel P.

    Taylor Dewey was quite passionate about web design, responsive design and the WordPress platform. He knew the topic intimately and presented with gusto. There must've been 20 questions answered, so it was very interactive.

    1 · October 21, 2013

  • Robert L.

    Taylor did a great job of keeping the presentation accessible to relative newcomers and experienced developers alike.

    2 · October 21, 2013

  • chuck g.

    I'm gonna have to bail... It seems I have plans, un-beknownst to me...

    October 21, 2013

  • Faddah Steve Yuetsu W.

    sorry, folks. have to beg off again. my date got us tickets for a hot band at lola's room. hope it's a great one, for you and for me!

    October 21, 2013

  • Dan S.

    Have to miss this one, I'm double-booked. See you next time!

    October 21, 2013

  • Kathryn M.

    Wish I could come to this meet-up. Buried knee deep in homework. I hope to see you next time. Is there someone with a little extra time that could answer a few questions for me? My email is: [masked] Thanks

    October 20, 2013

  • Jim T.

    What 5 questions should I be asking/answering about how to monetize a reasonably popular hiking site without destroying its non-commercial appeal. If websites are to compete with traditional publishing, then how does one go about designing a site to be more engaging, and remunerative.

    October 8, 2013

    • Jim T.

      I find your comments on the issue of commercialization most insightful. I look forward to talking to you about this in greater detail.about other

      1 · October 11, 2013

    • Jim T.

      ignore last two words. Jim

      October 11, 2013

  • Brian K.

    Looking forward to it.

    October 11, 2013

    • Taylor D.

      Hey, Robert, will be good to see you. Solutions may be outside the scope of this talk, but it'll certainly be one of the things I bring up in challenges! There's some interesting stuff happening in the "server side responsive" area that you might look into. Outside of that, JS solutions which are pretty imperfect. Taking into account bandwidth in addition screen size is likely the next big foray of responsive. How much of that is client side vs server side will be interesting to see.

      October 11, 2013

    • Robert L.

      Thanks for the reply. I'm really looking forward to hearing what you have to say in this arena. It's definitely a fast moving target!

      October 11, 2013

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