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Smashing Conf Barcelona

You know, we use ad-blockers as well. We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly conferences — crafted for pros like yourself? E.g. our upcoming SmashingConf Barcelona, dedicated to smart front-end techniques and design patterns.

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Mike is an independent web developer from Australia who has worked on some of Australia's largest websites as well as some of the smallest community sites. When he's not building sites or blogging, he likes to experiment with code. He loves learning new things and finding techniques that challenge what we think is best practice. And when he's not exploring the digital landscape, he likes to explore the world. Currently trying to find a way to do both those things at the same time.

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Responsive Font Size And Fluid Typography With vh And vw Units

Embracing fluid typography might be easier than you think. It has wide browser support, is simple to implement and can be achieved without losing control over many important aspects of design.

Fluid Typography

Unlike responsive typography, which changes only at set breakpoints, fluid typography resizes smoothly to match any device width. It is an intuitive option for a web in which we have a practically infinite number of screen sizes to support. Yet, for some reason, it is still used far less than responsive techniques.

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