I really dig Chris Coyier’s proof-of-concept. This is a big issue we all face when developing responsive sites that need to accommodate advertisements. I am sure in the not to distant future, we will see a lot of advancements in this area. (css-tricks.com)
Another great post by Scott Jehl from the Filament Group about some of the challenges faced while working on the Boston Globe redesign. One of the toughest challenges they faced was delivering roughly the same content to all devices (and connection speeds) while ensuring the most important content on a page was usable as soon as possible. (filamentgroup.com)
The concept of design ”patterns” is widely misunderstood. Ryan Singer gives you a solid understanding of what patterns really are and how they reflect what designers already do every day. (feltpresence.com)
As we turn to the next chapter of the web and start building more web applications, rather than just web documents, we begin to need to mix language with data. This presents an extremely difficult challenge if you only have to consider a single language. (alexsexton.com)
Tools / Resources
If you’re looking for some great ways to improve your WordPress workflow, this post by Smashing Magazine has a massive collection of free themes, plugins, tools and tutorials. (smashingmagazine.com)
Front-end developer extraordinaire Paul Irish joins Jen Simmons to discuss work process, tools and best-practices. (5by5.tv)
Inspired by the observations of Luke Wroblewski, this Off Canvas layout demo has 3 panels that display differently depending on the viewport width. (jasonweaver.name)
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