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Going Mobile First

It is not exactly news that mobile web browsing is becoming the norm, and is quickly taking over desktop browsing habits. The number of people who only access the web via mobile is growing by leaps and bounds, and so in re-building my long neglected site here, I decided to try designing for mobile first. It is not easy. I had fun making the mockups and planning the layout, but when it actually came to building it out on the desktop, there was a definite disconnect in my brain between the nice mobile layout I mocked up and the vast swaths of emptiness I saw when viewing it on widescreen. Even for an avowed minimalist like me, I could not handle it. After adding a nice green to the header, I realized that I was still developing as I have for the last eight years, and needed to just focus on scrunching my browser window down to a maximum width...

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DESIGN FAVORITE OF THE WEEK

screenshot of Andrea Soverini's ux project checklist

From Andrea Soverini on github...UX Project Checklist"

Awesome break-down of the UX design process - a great goal for all of us try to meet.

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