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Nathan Russell

Nathan Russell

Posts Categorized / Progressive Enhancement

What is mobile?

June 8, 2014 | html, Progressive Enhancement | by admin

Doh! What a stupid question. It’s obvious isn’t is? In the world of web development, ‘mobile’ is … actually, it’s not that easy! Using some real life use cases presented to the development team during a recent project, I aim to discuss some of the requirements we might get as developers with a view to understanding that […]

Responsive vs adaptive design

May 31, 2014 | html, Progressive Enhancement | by admin

Unfortunately in our world of web development, tech terms are often overloaded which causes a lack of common understanding, which in turn leads to misuse and confusion. Responsive and adaptive web design are two such terms. Broadly speaking they both refer to the ability of a site to display or operate differently based on factors of the […]

Flash based site lost a customer

April 23, 2011 | Progressive Enhancement | by admin

From personal experience, here is an example of how not thinking about browser capabilities can lose you business. Whilst on holiday last week we decided we wanted to go to the island’s water park. The water park was at the other side of the island and would involve some travel to get to it. As […]

Should a site look the same in all browsers?

February 25, 2011 | Progressive Enhancement | by admin

I’m often faced with this; clients expect their beautiful Photoshop mock-up reflected exactly in all browsers. They’ve designed by committee, had countless meetings to agree the radius of their rounded corners, and designed content to fit the mythical page fold. So, should we strive for this? Should we develop sites so they look the same […]