Posts with tag: 'Reponsive Images'

Optimize Images with ImageEngine






A while back we launched a free image optimizing service over at wurfl.io. This turned out to be a huge success, and we’re now serving billions of images every month, saving the end user kilobytes of data per image! We’re not only happy because of the great numbers, but also because this proves that the web industry is increasingly concerned of performance and optimization. Another reason may be that the Responsive Images specification didn’t turn out to be the silver bullet after all. We got some feedback on our blog post where we wrote about Responsive Images and the need for […]

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Responsive Images Specification and Real-World Scenarios






By Jon Arne Sæterås The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do. B. F. Skinner Finally the long awaited Responsive Images specification (respimg) is making its way into browsers. Briefly summarized, the Responsive Images specification introduces two new attributes to the img element, sizes and srcset, and a brand new <picture> element. The Responsive Images Community Group (RICG) has outlined 9 different use cases that the new method for displaying images on the web should address. Seen from web developers’ and content editors’ perspectives it makes sense to combine these 9 use cases into 2 scenarios. Jason Grigsby did exactly that […]

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