Mobile First Web Design
Mobile First Web Design
About the Book
This is 1st edition that was first published at 2017. I’m now updating the book into 2nd edition with 2018’s latest technology. 2nd Edition will be free update for existing readers. The book is in discounted until I release the 2nd edition.
In this course, we will explore different techniques to create our content in mobile web. We will focus on content strategy for mobile devices. We will try to fit our layout into small screen. We will make the form inputs fit the virtual keyboards in touch devices. We will fetch device data such as raw touches events and device orientation. Finally, we will pack and deploy our web.
Table of Contents
- Mobile Web Design
Chapter 1 – Getting started
- Setting up the development environment
- Testing environment
- Where to reference documentation?
Chapter 2 – Content strategy
- Document title
- Content strategy
- Content structure
- Minimal mobile friendly website
- Mobile first approach
- Do mobile web has to be a webpage?
Chapter 3—Using Zurb Foundation
- Kitchen sink
- Setting up Foundation
- Using Foundation in Codepen
- Downloading Foundation
- Foundation grid
- Block grid
- Interchangable content
- Push and pull column
- Flex video
- Off canvas
Chapter 4—Response with media query
- Re-visit the minimal website
- Using viewport to define initial browser rendering
- Using media query to define styles with condition
- Navigation strategy for small screen
- Putting navigation at bottom
- Building our own grid system
- Introducing ungrid—another minimal grid approach
- Media queries in Zurb Foundation
Chapter 5—CSS preprocessing
- What is CSS preprocessor?
- Preprocessor options
- Nested styles
- SCSS variable
- SCSS mixin
- Using loop to define grid
- Bonus: Using English word for the column name
- Different font sizes
- Font size and distance
- Adaptive copywriting basecamp
- Adaptive copywriting for different screens
Chapter 7 – Handling touches
- Click delay
- Using slick
Chapter 8 – Form inputs
- Specify input types
- Styling inputs for mobile
- Styling radio button
- Styling input range
- Using file button
Chapter 9 – Taking the web offline
- Storing data with localstorage
- Offline access with app cache
- Provide offline access with Service Worker
Chapter 10 – Create dedicated mobile website
- One page web application
- Link between pages
- Page transition
- jQuery mobile button
- List View
- Customizing jQuery mobile
- Performance Tips
- One more thing—Mobile as first class citizen
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