009: With Ethan Marcotte

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This week we were joined by Ethan Marcotte, our chauffeur into the brave new world of responsive web design. We’ve been getting a good amount of questions about RWD, so we’ve saved the best ones up for a special espisode from the man himself. We talk about (roughly in order):

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Q & A

  • (12:20) – What is responsive design?
  • (15:43) – When shouldn’t you use responsive design?
  • (24:26) – Using image sprites with responsive design?
  • (31:30) – Scaling images in responsive design
  • (37:27) – Responsive display advertising
  • (44:30) – Making the jQuery plugin DataTables responsive
  • Grid systems to help the transition into responsive design
  • (49:55) – Is hiding inline images good enough to prevent them from loading?
  • (53:40) – Embedded tweets in responsive design
  • (56:50) – Masonry style layouts

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Note: Dear Audiophiles, sorry about the choppy recording. Will work on it.

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