Responsive web design has taken our industry by storm and with good reason: it helps us improve our reach with less effort. But incorporating responsive design is not the goal, meeting our user’s needs is. Responsive design is not an end in itself… it’s just the beginning.
As a fitting way to kick off our new workshop series, we’ve asked two internationally-renown mobile web and responsive design experts—Brad Frost (of This is Responsive, and Pattern Lab fame) and Aaron Gustafson (author of Adaptive Web Design)—to come and teach us everything we need to know about working in this multi-device reality.
For the first part of the day, Brad and Aaron will survey the landscape of responsive design, covering:
Our brains filled and minds racing, we’ll pause around noon for lunch. Lunch will be catered (let us know if you have any dietary restrictions) and we’ll give you some time to chat and stretch your legs.
After lunch, we’ll break into small groups to tackle some thorny responsive challenges through discussions, sketching, and maybe even a little coding while Brad & Aaron provide real-time feedback and push us to go further. At the end, we’ll share our findings with the class and get additional feedback from the experts.
Sounds like an awesome day, right? Sign up today! Space is strictly limited to 25 attendees.
Brad is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. He’s passionate about creating Web experiences that look and function beautifully on the never-ending stream of connected devices, and is constantly tweeting, writing and speaking about it. He’s also created some tools and resources for web designers, including This Is Responsive, Pattern Lab, Mobile Web Best Practices, and WTF Mobile Web.
Aaron is the Founder & Tech lead of Chattanooga-based Easy Designs. Over the last two decades, he’s cultivated a love of web standards and authoring beautiful and resilient code for the ever-changing landscape of the Web. He is a sought-after speaker and trainer, founded the Chattanooga Open Device Lab, founded and is the Publisher of Web Standards Sherpa, is a former Manager of the Web Standards Project (WaSP), served as Technical Editor for A List Apart, is a contributing writer for .net Magazine, and has filled a small library with his technical writing and editing credits. His latest book is Adaptive Web Design: Crafting Rich Experiences with Progressive Enhancement.
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