Responsive Web Design: Solutions For Responsive Images

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Responsive Web Design: Solutions For Responsive Images

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With the limitations that the <img> tag brings along, images have long been a major obstacle when wanting to create truly responsible, fast, responsive websites. Luckily, the upcoming <picture> element and srcset/sizes are about to finally change this. However, even in the meantime, while browser vendors are still busy implementing the new specification, you can already start to incorporate truly responsive images into your website. There are a number of smart solutions to close up the existing gaps: polyfills, fallbacks for legacy browsers, and clever approaches that were created on the fly due to missing alternatives.
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To help you review and understand different methods of catering for responsive images, we’ve compiled a selection of the different techniques in this eBook. It features practical advice on every implementation, as well as tips on tackling the art direction and resolution-switching use cases that a growing device landscape has brought along. As you will notice, there is no reason to wait anymore; you can already cater for responsive images today!


- Picturefill 2.0: Responsive Images And The Perfect Polyfill
written by Tim Wright

- Responsive Images Done Right: A Guide To <picture> And srcset
written by Eric Portis

- Automate Your Responsive Images With Mobify.js
written by Shawn Jansepar

- One Solution To Responsive Images
written by Gavyn McKenzie

- Addressing The Responsive Images Performance Problem: A Case Study
written by Anders Anders & Tobias Järlund

- Clown Car Technique: Solving Adaptive Images In Responsive Web Design
written by Estelle Weyl

- Simple Responsive Images With CSS Background Images
written by Stephen Thomas

- Responsive Images With WordPress’ Featured Images
written by Rachel McCollin

- Responsive Image Container: A Way Forward For Responsive Images?
written by Yoav Weiss

- Rethinking Responsive SVG
written by Ilya Pukhalski

Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
Pages: 129
Language: English
Released: July 2014
Publisher: Smashing Magazine GmbH
ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454073-3
ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454074-0
ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454075-7

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