Making the mobile Web experience faster and more interactive
Responsive design isn’t going to be enough when it comes to providing workable user experiences for mobile Web users. New techniques are leading to an “inversion of control” from server side to client side interactions and interfaces will increasingly mimic look and feel of native apps in terms of navigation an touch control.
One of the first comments on his articles pointed to Google’s Progressive Web Apps which is another framework. For mobile sites, Google has also been advocating for the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project which provides a HTML variant and caching service for faster serving of mobile Web pages. These are technologies that Web developers need to be digging into.
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About Dana Hutchins
Dana is founder of Inforest Communications and has over fifteen years of Web design and development experience. Dana is involved in all aspects of business development and marketing of the firm, including serving as primary consultant on Internet and Web strategy to Inforest clients. His Web development responsibilities are primarily focused on writing custom modules,themes and plugins to make Drupal and WordPress sites run and look better. He also writes custom Web applications that have been used in online calendaring, e-commerce and surveys.
Dana’s favorite programming acronyms are PHP, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery. However, what really gets him excited is the opportunity to use these tools to build Web sites that solve business needs and create new opportunities for his clients.