Pragmatic Responsive Design – Slidedeck

An excellent slide deck describing experiences, common pitfalls and good practices of developing responsive websites: Pragmatic Responsive Design on Slideshare.

I was quite encouraged to see a number of my own practices being mentioned such as designing in the browser and augmenting the initial mobile stylesheet with additional rules only.

Digital obsolescence vs JavaScript emulators

Life is a Mind Bending Puzzle has an interesting post asking ‘if you have an obsolescence recovery plan for PC games?’ Thanks to emulators, games from 30 years ago can still be played on modern hardware. However he notes that: This unusually fortunate circumstance may not persist forever though. Technology will probably move on eventually to devices that are sufficiently different in form that even emulation is no longer feasible. Many are now predicting that mobile tablet computers will replace desktops and that closed architectures will prevail over the open general purpose architecture of current desktop PCs. Emulation may no Read More