Past Meetup

Responsive Design

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Price: $5.00 /per person
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From mobile browsers to iPads and tablets, your users are visiting your website from a variety of devices. Is your website ready? Does it look awesome on an iPhone as well as a wide screen monitor?

Well, it's time to get responsive!

At this months Meetup we will explore the techniques and principles for Responsive Design, including flexible grids, fluid images, and media queries, demonstrating how you can deliver a quality experience to your users no matter how large (or small) their display.

Whether your are a programmer, designer or a website publisher, you will want to attend this month's Meetup.

AGENDA:

Responsive Design

What is it and why the future of the web is Responsive.

Understanding the Elements of Responsive Design

How Flexible Grid and Fluid Images will rule you world.

The Power of CSS3 Media Queries

Using Media Queries with common Resolution Breakpoints in mind.

The Pros and cons of Responsive Design

What people are saying about Responsive Design. Is it right for you?

Progressive Enhancement vs Graceful Degradation

The essence of Adaptive Design: If you want to use the cool stuff, build it up right so you don't shoot yourself in the foot.

Implementing Adaptive Theme Design

Concrete steps you can take to make your theme Adaptive.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:

Sonja Leix is an Interactive Designer and WordPress developer at http://GreenDiablo.com and a geek at heart. She is originally from Germany and moved to New York three years ago, when she started working with WordPress full-time. Sonja likes to keep up to speed with new technologies and loves WordPress especially for it's community.

Jack Reichert dreams in CSS3 gradients. He wrote his first professional site in 1999 and has been working with WordPress since "Stan Getz" (2.2.1). Jack jumped in as a full-time Front-end Developer while completing his degree in philosophy. At Jack's most recent major project he was the lead Front-end Developer for BlackBerry Travel. Currently he's responsible for upgrading the web presence for a financial organization in midtown.

OPENING PRESENTATION

SocialFlow offers powerful optimized publishing for Twitter and Facebook, and through a new WordPress plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/socialflow/), seamless integration with your blog or website. WordPress NYC members receive 25% off the SocialFlow service (http://www.meetup.com/WordpressNYC/pages/Get_25%25_off_SocialFlow_service).

ABOUT OUR HOST:

CBS Local Combining the assets of CBS’s owned and operated television and news/sports/talk radio stations, CBS Local Digital Media brings together the most trusted brands in media offering visitors a truly “local” experience. Websites and mobile applications have been launched in 25 markets and include the latest news, traffic, weather and sports headlines, as well as a question and answer service, daily CBS Local Offers, Best of Guides, and business directories. Live audio streams and a library of on-demand video from all CBS local market stations are available allowing consumers to experience award-winning original content whether at home, the office or on the