4. Responsive Web Design

With the enormous array of Internet-capable devices in use today, responsive Web design has become a buzzword among developers. Responsive Web design attempts to solve a problem Web designers have faced for years: we do not know which device or which screen resolution a visitor will use to access our Internet site. In addition to desktop monitors with different screen resolutions, we now have a multitude of mobile devices: notebooks, netbooks, tablets, smartphones, and more—and you want your design to work on all of them.

The variety of devices, some of which have very low screen resolutions, makes it difficult to create a suitable design and requires a great deal of flexibility on the part of the designer. Designers ...

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