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Gavyn McKenzie likes downhill skateboarding, pondering semantics, painting with CSS and fine gastronomy. He is currently employed as a front-end web developer at Etch Apps and dabbles in freelance work for interesting clients.

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One Solution To Responsive Images

Responsive images have been, and are, one of the hardest problems in responsive Web design right now. Until browser vendors have a native solution, we have to think on the fly and come up with our own solutions. “Retina” images are especially a challenge because if you have sized your layout with ems or percentages (as you should!), then you cannot be sure of the exact pixel dimensions of each image being displayed.

One Solution To Responsive Images

In this article, we’ll look at one solution to the problem that we implemented on our portfolio website at Etch, where you can see an early working version in the wild.

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Mobile First Isn't always the answerA Foot On The Bottom Rung: First Forays Into Responsive Web Development

Responsive design is the hottest topic in front-end Web development right now. It’s going to transform the Web into an all-singing, all-dancing, all-devices party, where we can access any information located anywhere in the world. But does responsive design translate well from the text-heavy Web design blogosphere to the cold hard reality of commercial systems?

First Forays Into Responsive Web Development

Rumors came through our office grapevine that management was looking to revamp our mobile presence. There was talk of multiple apps being built externally that could be used on some of the major mobile devices.

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