Time flies and suddenly ten years have passed since Ethan Marcotte coined the term “responsive design” in his now classic article. I first wrote about it in 2011, and in a cringe-worthy way I actually felt the need to include a short example of it since it was such a new term.
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Apart from the HTML5 bandwagon, Responsive Design was arguably the most discussed topic of 2011. The term was coined by Ethan Marcotte in the article Responsive Web Design, May 2010.
Mobile development and responsive design are all the rage these days and media queries are mentioned everywhere. It’s a CSS3 extension of the media types frequently used in HTML4 and CSS2. The following (very simplified) example hides an element if the browser device has a max width of 500 pixels.