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She is the author of Mobile HTML5, What's New in CSS3, HTML5: The Definitive Guide and HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World. When not coding, she works in construction, de-hippifying her 1960’s throwback abode.
Adaptive images are the current hot topic in conversations about adaptive and responsive Web design. Why? Because no one likes any of the solutions thus far. New elements and attributes are being discussed as a solution for what is, for most of us, a big headache: to provide every user with one image optimized for their display size and resolution, without wasting time, memory or bandwidth with a client-side solution.
We have foreground and background images. We have large and small displays. We have regular and high-resolution displays. We have high-bandwidth and low-bandwidth connections. We have portrait and landscape orientations. Read more...