Laziness in the time of responsive design

Ethan Marcotte coined the term responsive web design and, at Generate New York 2014, he explored how the job of a designer has changed as responsive gained traction.

The increased number of devices classes and operating systems we face – he said – make our jobs tougher. Add in new devices classes, varying pixel densities and the flacky nature of the mobile web and you've a recipe for the perfect headache.

With web designers' sharpest pains acknowledges, Marcotte goes on to offer solutions and his guide to surviving. (For more solutions, try the best web hosting services out there.)

Generate NY 2015

Generate 2015 is the conference for web designers and developers, presented by net magazine andCreative Bloq. The amazing event will take place on 17 April 2015, at the New World Stages in New York.

And we're delighted to announce that tickets for Generate New York are on sale now!

This year's speaker list

We've put together a stellar bunch of people for this event. Besides the keynote speakers, Brad Frost and Mike Monteiro, we'll be welcoming the following speakers: Anton Repponen, Dave Rupert, Irene Pereyra, Jon Setzen, Jonathan Snook, JoonYong Park, Joshua Davis, Kristopher Kowal, Lara Hogan, Netta Marshall, Pamela Pavliscak and Val Head.

For more information, see the Generate New York speakers' page.

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