A curated showcase of shit-hot web design with a less-is-more bent. Its aim is to showcase excellent use of HTML & CSS — and favour progressive enhancement and mobile adaptive layouts — but the currators apologise in advance for including poorly coded stuff if it just looks so damn good. (httpster.net)
Nicolas Gallagher give a clear and detailed post on why you should use normalize.css. Normalize.css is a small CSS file that provides better cross-browser consistency in the default styling of HTML elements. It’s a modern, HTML5-ready, alternative to the traditional CSS reset. (website.com)
As more organizations realize they need to invest heavily in multi-device Web designs, the inevitable question of “how” comes up. Responsive Web design, separate sites, or something in between? Here Luke Wroblewski tries to simplify the decision. (lukew.com)
As responsive design becomes more popular, it’s worth looking at the various ways of handling navigation for small screen sizes. Brad Frost (Mr Mobile Man!) gives a great overview of some of the more popular techniques for handling navigation in responsive designs. (website.com)
Audio/Video capture has been the “Holy Grail” of web development for a long time. For many years we’ve had to rely on browser plugins (Flash or Silverlight) to get the job done. Come on! HTML5 to the rescue. (html5rocks.com)
Elliot Jay Stocks does a great wrap up of the London Responsive Summit. He met with a small group of people to chat about the various tools, techniques, problems, and solutions surrounding the subject of responsive web design.(elliotjaystocks.com)
Tools / Resources
Build with 100% jQuery Mobile components. Take your idea, prototype your app, and output a high-quality, fully functional and standards-compliant jQuery Mobile website. No black-box code. No external libraries. No hassle. (codiqa.com)
Mobile screen real estate is at a premium and one of the biggest problems to solve is how to display navigation when screen widths become quite narrow so Tom Kenny decided to have a look and see what he could come up with using some nifty CSS and a touch of jQuery. (website.com)
Comprehensive array of LESS mixins that allow you to use CSS3 features without having to worry about vendor prefixes. Awesome. (github.com)
With projects on the innovative funding site breaking the $1million barrier, .net magazine select their favourite design-related projects to inspire your own efforts (netmagazine.com)
Last But Not Least…
Dress Responsively! What standards-loving, responsively-building, media-querying web citizens wouldn’t love some apparel which flies the flag of the future of the web? Get voting! (dressresponsively.com)
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