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Responsive Adventures: Dirty Tricks From The Dark Corners of Front-End

by Vitaly Friedman

Published December 14, 2016 in Design

Do you love CSS quantity selectors, too? Is your pattern library still up-to-date today, and how would you go around building one? Do you adjust web font styles based on the battery status? How do you optimize start render for important images and fonts? Have you ever tried to work around complex spongy tables, perfect responsive grids without orphans, and responsive, fluid type with CSS locks? Well, bring it on!

In this talk, Vitaly Friedman — Editor-in-Chief of Smashing Magazine — highlights some of the practical front-end techniques and ideas. Beware: you might not be able to unsee some of the dirty tricks you'll see in this deck. Ready? Go!

Want to play along? For every level, you can get at most 3 points. Read the question, think on how you would solve the problem, and check the solution. Calculate your score in the end. And thanks for playing! ;-)