Good overview about the patterns currently being discussed:
Recently, all of the ongoing discussion around responsive images just got real: a solution is currently being discussed with the WHATWG. And we’re in the thick of it now: we’re throwing around references to
img set; […]
The markup pattern that gets selected stands to have a tremendous influence on how developers build websites in the future. Not just responsive or adaptive websites, either. All websites.
Naturally I’m in the
picture camp, this just makes most sense to me.
Awesome overview about all the currently available techniques.
Great middle ground arguments from Jason Mark in this recent controversy about mobile web experiences:
The truth is when working on mobile you should always look at the site analytics and make smart decisions based on what you find. If you find that your mobile users use the site in a significantly different way than desktop users, check out Nielsen’s guidelines and see which apply to you. And if you find that your mobile users are accessing the same content as desktop users then consider a responsive design.
Tim Kadlec made some valuable tests about what assets get downloaded by which browser when using different media queries.