ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
The course is taught by Brett Romero, who has spent over 15 years as a software engineer. Starting with desktop application development, moving into web and device development then developing his own packaged web apps and finally into mobile development, Brett has a wide range of software skills and experience and has built multiple businesses off of these skills.
Figuring Out How To Make Your Website Into A Responsive Web Design Can Be A Challenge
Should you create a new website? Should you try to retro-fit your existing website?
Turning over rocks in far flung corners of the Internet yields very little.
Sure, you can try a plugin…but then one day while browsing your website from your mobile device, you find a page that is completely mangled. You dig a little more and discover a number of your pages aren’t displaying well on mobile devices.
There’s only so much a plugin or theme can do.
If you want full control with predictable results over your responsive web design, Practical Responsive Web Design is for you.
This is an introductory course to the full length version of Practical Responsive Web Design.
We’ll start off with principles. Building a solid foundation early will provide for a more engaging experience when it comes time to jump into some code.
You don’t need to be an HTML or CSS guru to implement a responsive web design. A basic understanding of CSS and HTML along with practice is all you need.
By keeping the language simple and understandable, ‘Practical Responsive Web Design’ walks you through, step by step, how to build a new responsive web design or fit it onto your existing website.
If you know nothing about responsive web design, the first lessons start off with fundamentals and principles, which build a solid foundation.
With a solid foundation in place, we’ll move into some code. But don’t worry, the course keeps a nice pace, allowing you to comprehend everything being discuss.
Hands-on projects help wire concepts into your brain and build your practical experience up.
We cover different types of responsive design and how they are used.
Introduction to ordering of CSS rules. Explanation of the viewport is also covered.
We'll go over a few invaluable responsive web design resources and ask why responsive web design.
Ordering of CSS rules makes a difference. We dive into this topic with examples.
I'm a software engineer and entrepreneur. I've also started several businesses. Bitesize Business School is the latest, where I write about applying business principles to the real world and solving technology issues that every online business faces.
I've written desktop applications in languages running from Delphi to C# winforms/WPF. I've also built ASP.NET webforms and MVC based applications. When the iOS SDK was first introduced, I bought a Macbook and began building apps for the iPhone. I currently have seven apps in the iTunes App Store.
I have an MBA from ASU ('14). My undergraduate major was in mathematics. Before graduating, I decided to get a business degree. I continued taking mathematics courses at the University of Washington after completing my undergraduate degree.