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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 Essentials by Asoj Talesra, Gaurav Gupta, Alex Libby

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Best practices

In this section, you will learn some of the best practices and paradigms that will help us in achieving the actual goals of web development:

  • Brick-first design paradigm: When constructing responsive sites, it is better practice to base our design about mobile devices as our baseline, before adding the extra functionality to manage desktop use. Our mindset should be to incorporate the bare minimum required to satisfy users on mobile devices.

Today, we know that a major portion of sales of mobile devices annually has been overtaken by smartphones. Although a large percentage of users do not buy mobile devices frequently, they still have devices which are capable of supporting web applications and even native applications. Adding to ...

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