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Adaptive Design vs. Responsive Web Design: RWD Pundits Come Full Circle

Jan 13th

Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile, January 2017

I had not blogged for some time, but listening to a conversation that involved Ethan Marcotte and Karen McGrane the other day inspired me to hit the company web log with a new post. The reason for this is because I heard something that I consider big. Very big.

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Are 3 Image Sizes Enough for Responsive Web Design Sites?

Aug 19th

The answer is: if you care about mobile performance and payload, then you need a better solution than only 3 image sizes. We evaluated over 53 million requests for images from 1.6 million distinct urls (see our MOVR report).

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Is Your Responsive Design Working? Google Analytics Will Tell You

Aug 18th

Responsive web design has become the dominant method of developing and designing websites. It makes it easier to think “mobile first” and to create a website that is viewable on mobile devices.

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Are You Ready For Google’s Mobile-Friendliness Rankings? Lessons From The Top 10,000 Sites

Apr 19th

April 21, 2015 is the date when Google starts updating their search algorithms to consider “mobile friendliness” in the ranking of sites. This means that site owners who have not implemented a strategy for adapting their site and content for mobile devices will be ranked lower than sites that are optimized.

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WURFL.js Business Edition: At the Intersection of JavaScript and Enterprise

Mar 26th

It was over one year ago that ScientiaMobile announced the WURFL.js Community Edition under the umbrella of the WURFL.io initiative. Believe me. WURFL.js was (and still is) a huge success, just as its siblings,the MOVR report and WIT, the WURFL Image Tailor, are.

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Introducing WIT: the WURFL Image Tailor

Jun 13th

Resizing images is not a new concept by any stretch of the imagination. Those who, like me, have been involved with the mobile web since the WAP era, are very familiar with the problem of not sending 200kb pictures to phones that could only handle 10kb XHTML-MP pages.

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Report from PHP Conference 2013 in Munich Germany: RWD Keynote and HipHop for PHP

Nov 3rd

The thing about Hip-Hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
–Barack Obama

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Virtual Capabilities and Filters: introducing WURFL API 1.5

Oct 8th

virtual  
— adjective
1.        having the essence or effect but not the appearance or form of: a virtual revolution
2.        having the form or appearance but not the essence or effect of: virtual reality
3.        (rare)  capable of producing an effect through inherent power or virtue

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WURFL and Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Feb 19th

Pretend for a moment that you’re working as a front-end developer.
(If you’re already a front-end developer, well, pretend you’re also wearing a pirate hat.)
— Ethan Marcotte, Responsive Web Design, page 17

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BDConf and Exposing WURFL Capabilities to JavaScript

Sep 28th

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”
– Leonardo Da Vinci (disputed)

Important Note (April 2014): If you are interested in using WURFL from Javascript, you may want to check out WURFL.io (or this blog post).

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