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Engaging Mobile Design (12NTCmob)

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This mostly technical discussion will start by looking at intricate mobile challenges like device detection and media queries and then zoom out to discuss the importance of making appropriate decisions regarding design and behavior.

  • We'll look in detail at the benefits and drawbacks of DIY responsive designs vs third party caching systems (like mobify.me).
  • We'll explore how to translate media assets, scripts, and forms into mobile-friendly formats.
  • We'll share coding best practices and device specific bugs and peculiarities.
  • We'll have a peek at information architecture and common mobile user-case scenarios.
  • In the process we'll explore several real-world examples of mobile nonprofit sites.

Whether you're still in the planning stages of going mobile or in need of criteria to evaluate your current mobile platform, you'll walk away with a host of resources to begin crafting a rock solid, compelling mobile experience to your users.

Session Takeaways

1. Tools for deciding how best to deliver your content to a mobile audience
2. We'll look at the latest html5/CSS3/jQuery mobile features that work right now!
3. Consider who mobile users are and what they want to do.

Session Details:
Track: IT Staff
Date & Time: Apr 05, 2012 @ 1:30 PM
Level: Journey-Level
Type: Technical
Room: Golden Gate 4

Session Speakers:
Scott Lenger
Beaconfire
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