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Learn
  • Download the 960 Grid System
  • Choose the right number of columns for the project
  • Use a Photoshop template
  • Prepare code to be used in the 960 Grid System
  • Understand the classes of the 960 Grid System frameworks
  • Download the 960 Fluid Grid Systems
  • Convert your website to small and medium screen platforms
About

Grid systems were an integral part of World War II, helping graphic designers to achieve coherency in devising a flexible system. This book exploits the vast potential of grid systems to create organized and properly aligned websites for mobile platforms.

Instant 960 Grid System is a practical, hands-on guide explaining how to build a website using 960.gs targeting mobile devices, from tablets to smartphones.

This book shows you how to build quick and organized websites, clearing out the confusion that surrounds column allocation. It will take you through a number of clear and practical exercises that will help you to take advantage of the 960 Grid Systems.

You will also learn how to build your own portfolio, starting with the layout in Photoshop to the final product available in HTML. If you want to understand and familiarize yourself with how to use the 960 Grid System and at the same time want to prepare your website quickly to run on smartphones and tablets, then this book is for you. Not only will it cover the creation of a quickly-produced neat and concise website for different platforms, but it will also teach you how to make it responsive.

Features
  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Lay out your website in Photoshop using the 960 Grid System
  • Set up an environment to apply grids to the code
  • Convert the layout to medium and small screens
Page Count 52
Course Length 1 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781783280742
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2013

Authors

Diego Tres

Diego Tres has worked professionally since 2000, mostly with large global brands, such as Google, MasterCard, and PepsiCo. He has developed extensive technical skills in developing websites from designing to programming, and he is always aligned with a great business vision. He is always focused on frontend and is obstinate for perfection, seeking all the details involved in the execution of work to get the best results. He was born in 1983. During his childhood, he joined a drawing course and also a painting course. After he broke his legs, he started playing keyboards in his samba group that he played keyboards. Later, he won a 586 computer from his stepfather, which included the famous software, Paint Brush; he then started gaining knowledge about Photoshop and HTML. In 1999, he published his first website using Microsoft Front Page and Macromedia Flash. His first job was as an instructor in web design; he began using web standards in the development of various applications and AJAX, and got a promotion in the same year. Later, he launched his first website for a global brand, Samsung. In 2007, he was selected as a finalist in the Grand Prix (London International Awards) for the first time. The very next year, he founded his own advertising agency; however, he unfortunately failed the first time due to the stock market crash. Later, he began using HTML5 and preprocessors, such as SASS and LESS. He also launched his website using responsive web design and Mobile First design. Recently, he had his name on a winning project. Now he enjoys animations with CSS, SVG, Canvas, and WebGL.