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Google algorithm update on April 21, 2015 will rank mobile-friendly websites WAY higher than all those other websites

Mar 31st, 2015 by Max Tokman

’Tis the time to be excited as Google plans to role out a major algorithm update on April 21, 2015 that will improve rank of mobile-friendly websites and mercilessly punish desktop-only detractors. How will it impact the world around us?
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Off-Site Services shares in 2014 IMA Best in Class Award

Sep 3rd, 2014 by Max Tokman

We are very excited to be recognized by 2014 Interactive Media Awards as Best in Class for our work on Quorumfcu.org in collaboration with our immensely talented creative partners, Adventure House.  The goal of this project was turning an older desktop-only website into a fully responsive website supporting multiple 3rd party integrations in online banking, credit

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Case study: PDF is not always the best way to get approval on creative

Jul 14th, 2014 by Max Tokman

Some time ago, we completed a beta version of responsive site and turned it over to agency’s client for review.  The client came back with a number of issues, all centered around font and image sizes that were apparently not to spec for one of responsive states.  Naturally, we were concerned as this indicated a significant lapse in our QA process.  Upon closer look there was nothing to resolve, as our work was a pixel-match to Photoshop files provided by the agency; the mystery deepened, as there were clearly issues on the client’s side which we were not seeing.

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Adobe Edge Reflow optimizes design and coding for web

Jun 23rd, 2014 by Max Tokman

Last week we reviewed About Muse and its promise of full cycle design and development.  Today, we are looking at Edge Reflow, which we think is a much better candidate for integration into workflow process by designers and developers alike when designing responsive sites.

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What is "responsive design"

Jan 28th, 2013 by Max Tokman

In a nutshell, responsive design or responsive build refers to ability of a web page to rearrange its elements depending on screen size of device being used. It is an evolution of HTML coding from creating desktop and mobile versions of the site to a single build that presents appropriate layout regardless of user's browsing device.
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