New Course: Understanding Responsive Images

We all want our images to display at the best possible quality, with optimal file size, on different devices, but achieving that is easier said than done. There are many different techniques for making images responsive, but some of them have serious downsides, such as limited browser support. 

In Understanding Responsive Images, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started with responsive images. We’ll cover what they are and how they relate to responsive web design, and we’ll also discuss best practices. 

What You’ll Learn

In this course,Tuts+ instructor Adi Purdila will show you different techniques for making images responsive, explaining how to use them and covering their pros and cons. Topics include:

  • using CSS to selectively show images
  • the srcset and sizes attributes
  • the picture element
  • using multiple image formats
  • using a polyfill, such as the Picturefill plugin
  • performance considerations

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