Responsive Handling, Not Just for Cars Anymore.

December 12, 2011

By Claire Urban

As a driver of a Jeep Wrangler, I have driven on and off pavement, over dirt hills and ditches, through deep mud, water and snow. I have even driven over a bridge made of two logs to cross a creek with the guiding direction of Trail Guides. I have learned to adjust my driving skills to the road that lies ahead. The same flexibility is required in web design, where the trend of mobile Internet access through smart phones and a variety of other devices is changing the way web sites are driven. The average web surfer looking for the latest news, media or Facebook updates gives little thought to the development of the web site he/she’s visiting. However, as a Senior Interface Designer, I needed to take care just as I do when heading on to a new trail head.

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