Tag Archives : Conditional Interface Styling May 2012

  • Conditional Resources

    So you wanna conditionally load assets for your web app? Do you load them based on @media queries (device size, screen width, pixel density etc.) or based on touch events? Are we detecting “touch device” or are we asking “supports touch events”? Which touch events are we looking for? With so many different capabilities across the device spectrum, and with the advancement of touch capabilities ( or lack thereof ), touch will no longer mean “mobile.” For instance, the new version of Windows 8 will now incorporate a touch interface so it’s now more disastrous than ever before to assume “touch” means “mobile” or “no touch” means “desktop.” Read More →