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EP23 – Responsive Design vs Alternate Mobile Solutions

5 Nov , 2012  

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This week Arlo interviews WPtouch and Mobile Joomla teams to discuss responsive design vs alternate mobile solutions. We explain what responsive really is and it’s downside. Then we talk about what other options you have as a developer for a mobile strategy.

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Guests

Dale Mugford – Co-founder of BraveNewCode (creators of WPtouch)
Ugur Kaner and Miikka Kukkosuo – From Mobile Joomla, Founder and Head of Business Development

Comparing Responsive with Alternate Solutions

  • What is the clear difference between the two
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of Responsive Design
    • Technical
    • Design
    • Content
    • Strategy and Maintenance
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of server-side solutions
    • Technical
    • Design
    • mobile frameworks
    • Content
    • pro: choose exactly what is delivered
    • Strategy and Maintenance
    • pro: detect actual platforms

WordPress Mobile Theme – WPtouch

  • 3.7M sites using WPtouch
  • Which sites and Why?
  • Price ranges?
    • Compare features
  • Speed Benefits?
  • Follow

Mobile Joomla

  • 15M Joomla pages mobilized
  • When and Why?
  • Price ranges?
    • Compare features
  • Speed Benefits?
  • Follow

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