Responsive Web Design with jQuery
By Gilberto Crespo
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: November 2013
Pages: 256

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Owing to the different types of devices that offer Internet browsing today, responsive web designing has become a booming area. The heightened use of CSS3 and JavaScript libraries such as jQuery has led to shorter responsive web design times. You can now create a responsive website swiftly that works richly in any device a user might possess.

"Responsive Web Design with jQuery" is a practical book focused on saving your development time using the useful jQuery plugins made by the frontend community. Follow the chapters, and learn to design and augment a responsive web design with HTML5 and CSS3. The book presents a practical know how of these new technologies and techniques that are set to be the future of frontend web development.

This book helps you implement the concept of responsive web design in clear, gradual, and consistent steps, demonstrating each solution, and driving you to practice it and avoid common mistakes.

You will learn how to build a responsive website; right from its structure, conception, and adapting it to screen device width. We will also take a look at different types of menu navigation and how to convert text, images, and tables so as as to display them graciously on different devices. Features such as the carousel slider and form elements will also be covered, including the testing phase and the measures to create correct fallbacks for old browsers.

With "Responsive Web Design with jQuery", you will learn to create responsive websites quickly by using CSS3 and the incredible jQuery plugins. You will also learn to save your time by tailoring solutions created and tested by the community.


"Responsive Web Design with jQuery" follows a standard tutorial-based approach, covering various aspects of responsive web design by building a comprehensive website.

Who this book is for

"Responsive Web Design with jQuery" is aimed at web designers who are interested in building device-agnostic websites. You should have a grasp of standard HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development, and have a familiarity with graphic design. Some exposure to jQuery and HTML5 will be beneficial but isn't essential.

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A Responsive book of responsiveness !

By Gautam

from Pune, India

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    Comments about oreilly Responsive Web Design with jQuery:

    The front end developer have embedded every aspect of responsive design in the book.

    I started to read the book few weeks back. Through the journey of the book you will realize the realm of adaptation and usefulness of the responsiveness. The most important thing which I love about the book is way the content is aligned. You will start with the Chapter 1 having plenty of references making your mind open in the free space of web designing and the flourishing advancement made in the direction followed by the creation of the basic grid based design and creating some creativeness with text , menus , images , videos , sliders , tables and forms.

    The explanation of browser support is my personal favorite supporting my profitable cause of fighting with the Internet Explorer issues. The book takes on every design consideration of web responsiveness and with a through study of the book , you would find yourself in a matured thinking of website designing.

    j Query a fierce subject for the persons who have less hands on over it added to which is IE trauma. The book gives you a light on cementing these pot holes off the road of success.

    I highly recommend this book if you have a charm of making your websites more responsive with the smartness of the peoples through smartphones.

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    Nice for web designer

    By Pagchen

    from Montreal

    Comments about oreilly Responsive Web Design with jQuery:

    This is a good book for web designer wanting to update their static content to a responsive design.
    Nice plugin cover.

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