High Performance Responsive Design

High Performance Responsive Design

Building Faster Sites Across Devices

Book - 2014
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Yes, you can use responsive web design to create high performance, compelling websites. With this practical book, author Tom Barker demonstrates that responsive design is not just a frontend-only approach, but also a philosophy for taking advantage of the entire web stack. Responsive design patterns and anti-patterns, derived from heavily used real-world sites, are guiding principles throughout the book.

Ideal for frontend-focused web developers, this book shows you how to incorporate responsiveness and performance into your project plan, use Node.js for device-specific functionality on the backend, and write automated tests for a continuous integration environment. You'll explore many useful tools and responsive frameworks, and gain useful insights from Barker's own experience with responsive design along the way.

Get a primer on web performance concepts, web runtime performance, and performance tracking tools Write functionality with Node.js that serves up a device-specific experience to the client Explore client-side solutions, such as lazy loading entire sections of a page--including images, styling, and content Validate service level agreements (SLAs) by writing automated tests with PhantomJS Examine several responsive frameworks, including the author's server-side framework, Ripple
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA :, O'Reilly Media,, 2014.
Edition: First Edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015.
ISBN: 9781491949986
Branch Call Number: 006.76 Barker 12/2014
Characteristics: viii, 160 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,23 cm


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