Responsive Web Design In Practice
Responsive Web Design is a key set of techniques for dealing with the complexity of delivering websites optimized for the broadening range of connected devices, such as smartphones, tablets and desktop PCs. Built on a foundation of web standards and fluid design principles, RWD gives front end developers the tools they need to tackle the complexities of building modern websites.This two-day workshop will provide you with a practical, working foundation for implementing a responsive website.
– What You Will Learn –
Day One covers the foundation and practice of Responsive Web Design:
- Introduction to Responsive Web Design
- Principles of Responsive Web Design
- Content considerations and strategies
- Mobile First design
- Responsive UI design patterns
- Tools for Responsive Web Design
- RESS: getting the server-side involved
Day Two is a practical, hands-on workshop. Attendees will work through building a content-driven, responsive website.
Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is for web developers looking to gain a solid foundation in front-end techniques and strategies for implementing responsive web design.
What should I know for this workshop?
What should I bring?
Bring a WiFi-enabled laptop capable of running VirtualBox and a power cord. We'll provide a virtual machine image with everything needed to follow along.
Lunch will be provided both days. Light refreshments are served in the morning.
What if I fall behind?
The instructors will do their best to keep you up to speed with the course. However, if you need a boost we'll have code in a Git repo you can use to skip ahead to the next section.
What if I need to cancel?
If you've registered and need to cancel, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org 30 days or more from the event date. We'll refund your course less a $100 processing fee. We cannot refund cancellations less than 30 days from the event date. If the training event is canceled by us for any reason we'll issue a full refund but are not liable for other costs or fees.
– Taught By –
Matt Crist, Principal Consulting, User Experience
Matthew Crist is a coder who designs. Since he started crafting user experiences he has worked with Rue La La, McLaren, Meredith Publishing, MTV, Putnam Investments and many others.
George White, Principal Consultant, Technical Architect
George set out to be a zoologist and somehow ended up in software development and architecture. Go figure. He has worked in many domains, including Web applications, mobile platforms, content management, networking and systems architecture.