Mobile First Design with HTML5 and CSS3
By Jason Gonzalez
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: September 2013
Pages: 122

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The mobile first design philosophy aims to develop websites that will be lean and fast on small screens without sacrificing a tablet or desktop experience. Using HTML5, CSS3, and simple, standardized modern web tools you can make one site to rule them all.

Mobile First Design with HTML5 and CSS3 will teach you the tools you need to make a modern, standards-based web page that displays beautifully on nearly any web browser—essential knowledge for anyone who makes websites!

In this book, you will learn how to set up a project from scratch and quickly get up and running with a full portfolio website that will form the base for making almost any kind of web page. Learn to develop web pages that fit the web conventions we all have to conform to. You will learn how to make responsive image slideshows; image galleries with detail pages; and bold, eye-catching banners and forms. Best of all, you will learn how to make these things fast without compromising quality.

This book will walk you through the process step by step with all the code required, as well as the thinking that goes behind planning a mobile first responsive website.


A user friendly tutorial to develop websites that work for both small and large screens using HTML5 and CSS3.

Who this book is for

This book is for beginner to intermediate developers and designers, as well as for those in management who want to understand what is possible with modern tools and strategies on the Web.

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The book was not as useful as I had hoped. It relies on the 320 and Up framework. I was looking for something a little simpler and more basic.

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