To some, the notion of creating a “mobile-only” website seems antiquated. With thousands of different devices accessing the web, it is almost impossible to keep up. Responsive web design may be the way forward for new sites; but what about old sites?
Yell has been online for nearly 20 years, and its legacy and the nature of its content mean that a completely responsive website is very difficult to achieve and still meet the user’s expectations of convenience. So how do we reduce this complexity?
Steve will show how Yell keeps its site performant and maintainable with limited resources through adaptive design, covering:
Steve Workman is the UI technology lead at Yell, the UK’s yellow pages, making sure you can find and choose a local business faster than you can flick through a book. Steve is an organiser of London Web Standards, an advocate of web performance and web standard best practices, helping developers make the web better for everyone.
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