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Responsive Web Design Patterns by Chelsea Myers

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Why and how to create a responsive site

HTML is naturally responsive, but for years web developers were taught to force sites to remain fixed at one size. In 2010, Ethan Marcotte brought to our attention the fact that people are no longer accessing the Internet through only desktops and laptops. With the launch of the iPhone came hundreds of other devices that put the Internet on small screens and in our pockets. But the Web wasn't ready to be viewed on such small devices. Marcotte's article, Responsive Web Design (http://alistapart.com/article/responsive-web-design) acted like a wake up call ushering us into a new realm of web design.

If web design is new to you, you may not be familiar with what RWD is. RWD is creating one website that responds ...

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