“No doubt you’ve at least heard the term “Responsive Web Design”. Since Ethan Marcotte’s article and book came out over the last year or so it’s been the hot topic among web folk, and rightly so. The solutions Ethan puts forth gracefully solve a number of problems we’ve been limping along with.” This guide on The Sass Way teaches you about fluid layouts and images, and the beginnings of building a responsive site in Sass.
If you’re a front-end developer and use a Mac, you need to check out LiveReload. LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed. Even cooler, when you change a CSS file or an image, the browser is updated instantly without reloading the page.
First things first, this is not a technical post more of a “what do you think?” kind of deal. So feel free to read ahead and add your thoughts, I’d love to hear them. With the integral role that the Internet plays in many lives these days, there should be a greater understanding of the tools someone uses to access that information. I know we’re not all web geeks, but I think we could do a better job at teaching general users how they can enjoy what we already do.
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