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Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device

Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device

Billions of people access the web via smartphones, tablets, and devices of all types, using every imaginable interface and display. But they all want the same thing: the right information, right now, delivered in the most aesthetically pleasing way possible. Give them what they want with Responsive Mobile Design. Whether you’re a developer, designer, or manager, Phil Dutson teaches you principles, techniques, and best practices for delivering a successful experience to all users on all devices.

Articles

Making the Most of Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Rapid Start speeds startup and shutdown of Windows PCs enormously. Taking advantage does require jumping through some hoops, but that’s easily accomplished with this step-by-step tutorial.
By Ed Tittel - Oct 2, 2014
Process Management
By Marshall Kirk McKusick, George V. Neville-Neil, Robert N.M. Watson - Oct 2, 2014
Designing Software in a Distributed World
This chapter from The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large Distributed Systems, Volume 2 is an overview of what is involved in designing services that use distributed computing techniques. These are the techniques all large web sites use to achieve their size, scale, speed, and reliability.
By Thomas A. Limoncelli, Strata R. Chalup, Christina J. Hogan - Oct 1, 2014
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2
This chapter from MCSA 70-410 Cert Guide R2: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 focuses on installing Windows Server 2012 R2 in its basic configurations and introduces you to basic server configuration actions that you should be familiar with before you undertake any advanced actions.
By Don Poulton, David Camardella - Sep 30, 2014
Retrofitting an Existing Site to a Responsive Mobile Design
It doesn’t matter whether you are working for yourself, as a freelancer, for a corporation, or even as part of a design studio—at some point, you will be asked to take an existing site and make it work on everything. This might seem overwhelming but is by no means impossible. In this chapter from Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device, you learn about choosing the proper layout, working with site components, and keeping some important issues in mind when going mobile.
By Phil Dutson - Sep 29, 2014
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Blogs

Q&A with 2014 Jolt Award Winner: "Python in Practice" Author Mark Summerfield

Dr. Dobb's has announced the results of its annual Jolt Awards in the Best Books Category. The awards cover nominated books published during the twelve months ending June 30th. A total of 9 judges reviewed dozens of nominations to ultimately announce The Jolt Award for the year's best book, along with two Jolt Productivity and three Jolt Finalist awards.

The Jolt Award-winning Author for 2014 is (...drum roll...) Mark Summerfield, who here discusses his lauded book, Python in Practice: Create Better Programs Using Concurrency, Libraries and Patterns.

By Heather Fox - Oct 1, 2014 - Open Source, Python
Thank you for catching up, iPhone and others
How much actual technical progress are we making in today's mobile technology?

By John Traenkenschuh - Sep 27, 2014 - Business & Management, Hardware, Business Applications, Finance & Investing, General Business, Global Business, Human Resources, Information Management, Management & Strategy, Personal Development, Sales & Marketing, Upgrading & Repairing
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