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Chapter 4: Responsive Design Patterns

By Brad Frost

As responsive design continues to evolve, we’re confronted with difficult problems about how to create adaptive interfaces that look and function beautifully across many screen sizes and environments. How do we handle navigation that’s four levels deep? What about tables with a ton of columns? How do we deal with carousels?

The exciting news is that the community is discovering ways to create responsive layouts, adapt existing design conventions to a multi-screen world, and generate entirely new interaction methods. It’s a great and challenging time to be a Web designer as we dive head first into this multi-device future.

Modularity and Patterns and Style Guides, Oh My!

It’s literally impossible ...

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