Link archive: February 2nd, 2012

Redefined | Trent Walton

Man, I love Trent’s honesty! This had me nodding my head vigorously — yes, responsive design means fundamentally approaching the way we build for the web …that’s what makes it so exciting!

I suspect that some naysayers of responsive design, were they to do some soul-searching, would find themselves relating to Trent’s initial scepticism.

The CSS3 Test

A really handy test site from Lea that reports your browser’s recognition of CSS properties.

» Of Grids, Class Names, Responsiveness, and Lifecycles Bits Pushed Around

The thought process behind trying to abstract class names that are used for layout in responsive designs (and can therefore refer to different widths depending on the context). Here, the author settles on letters. In the past, I’ve approached the same kind of abstraction by using latinised names.