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HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook by Lee Jordan, Dale Cruse

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Providing alternate site views

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based website developer Ethan Marcotte created an approach he refers to as "responsive web design" to support desktop computers with different sized displays as well as mobile devices — all with one code base. Though this approach is not required, it can be viewed as another step toward creating accessible experiences. Let's take a closer look at his approach.

Getting ready

Marcotte published the article in the May 25, 2010 issue of A List Apart at: http://alistapart.com/articles/responsive-web-design. Reading the article will give you a head start toward understanding the rest of this section.

How to do it...

Let's take a close look at Jon Hicks' portfolio at http://hicksdesign.co.uk for a ...

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