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Responsive Web Design Patterns by Chelsea Myers

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Chapter 1. Creating a Home for Responsive Patterns

In 2010, Ethan Marcotte coined the term "responsive design." Since then web design has only been improving. The web community came together and stood behind this new concept. Beautifully responsive websites can now be seen all over the Internet. As a web developer, when I stumble upon a new responsive site, I love to evaluate the patterns that make up its system. It's like looking at the individual brush strokes that make up a painting.

Pattern libraries house the elements that make up a design system. A responsive pattern library houses elements for a responsive system. When we create these libraries ourselves, they act like a tool for archiving designs, modules, and templates for future reference. ...

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