CHAPTER 5

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Living Asynchronously

Those who pontificate over where the Internet is going have spent much of the last couple of years talking about the rise of the responsive Web. Responsiveness as it relates to web design hinges on the developer’s ability to craft a web site that adapts intelligently to the myriad number of devices used to access their content. Ideally, a responsive site does more than just fit onto the given screen size; it also shifts the site’s features, visual flow, and aesthetics to fit the capabilities of the platform or device.

Responsiveness as it relates to JavaScript is writing code that minimizes a user’s sense that ...

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