Responsive Design: An Undead Introduction to Mobile Web Development
Zombies can attack anytime and anywhere. So if you build websites that work on your phone and your desktop you'll be ready to stop them no matter where you are or what you're doing. Responsive design will let you build one website to stop them all.
What You'll Beat Zombies With
Responsive Design is a framework of code and processes and approaches that will make your website (and zombie destruction) as versatile as the screens thrown at it. You'll learn how responsive design works, why it's a great option, how media queries can change your page, what the viewport meta tag does, what to do about images and other media, and a horde of best practices for making your website awesome no matter what screen it displays on.
How You'll Learn to Smack Zombies Around
You won't just passively take in the view, like a zombie shuffling across the mainland. You'll have plenty of combat practice with analogies, examples, and code tutorials you can build, break and fix again. Working with your hands and your head you'll craft code that pleases the eye and knocks a zombie into last Tuesday.
All the code and directions are provided as both codepen tutorials and downloadable html files, so you can fight the apocalypse how and where you like. You can work with them on the codepen site or on your own device.
And later you'll bring those skills together in a final project that cements those skills into zombie smashing muscle memory.
Are zombies just a gimmick? Why would this be any better than a straight laced book that sticks to the facts?
Straight laced books are often straight boring. And if you have insomnia problems go buy that book. The author, John, has read the boring books and knows that staying awake and engaged are also important for learning. But this book uses zombie references and analogies not just to make you smile, but to help the material stick. If a tough technical concept is related in silly terms you understand, like a zombie trying to buy gum at a super market, it's much more likely to stay in that brain those zombies are intent on eating.