More from ALA
on How We Work
When you’re asked to give a quote on a project, you face a dilemma. Ballpark it and hope for the best, or spend unpaid time working up a proposal that may not lead to work after all? There’s a third way that’s better for you and the client.
For years, we’ve told clients to serve the same content to every platform. We explained that Responsive Web Design allows content to squish itself into any container. Is it any wonder, then, that the belief has slowly grown that RWD can act as a substitute for actual content strategy?
From the Blog
Andy Clarke experimented with the max decoded size for images on iOS and found that file size isn’t the only thing to keep an eye on.
Tim Smith explains a quick way to get organized with Sass.
“W3C is launching an unprecedented effort to scale up its test offering. And the good news is this effort is backed up by significant financial and human contributions from the W3C Membership.” W3C testing lead Tobie Langel gets granular about Test The Web Forward.
Frank Chimero’s thoughts on what is truly native to digital canvases
There are some great changes coming in Sass 3.3, one of which should have developers extremely excited: sourcemaps. Put plainly, sourcemaps are a way to map compiled code back to its native state. That may sound kind of odd, but sourcemaps will make every Sass-loving developer’s life a little bit better.
Many thanks to Typekit for sponsoring ALA this week. Typekit has been bringing beautiful type to the web since 2009.