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Responsive Web Design, Vol. 2 by Smashing Magazine

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Lightening Your Responsive Website Design With RESS

By Ronan Cremin

Editor’s Note: This chapter features just one of the many solutions for creating high-performance mobile websites. We suggest that you review different approaches such as Building A Responsive Web App1, Making Your Websites Faster2 and the chapter Improving Mobile Support in this eBook before choosing a particular solution.

This chapter explains how to use RESS (responsive design with server-side components) to make significant performance and reach improvements to a website for both mobile and desktop devices alike. This technique requires just a few lines of code, some simple configuration and no ongoing maintenance.

Your website will change from one that works on desktops, tablets ...

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