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Responsive Web Design

In keeping with our trend of pointing out techniques that enhance web developer performance, possibly one of the biggest time-savers for developers is the idea of “One Codebase”. Essentially, it’s the idea of being able to use the same code to deliver an experience to desktop browsers, tablets, and mobile devices.

Traditionally, if you wanted to have a mobile representation of your website, you’d create a separate site that was customized to the form factor and interaction models of a targeted device or devices. Generally speaking, these separate sites would be quite different in code structure and, if you ...

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