Responsify isn’t Responsive. Wait, what?
I’ve been putting off this post as I haven’t been sure exactly how to approach it, but I guess it needs to be written. Anyway it’s gonna be one of the shorter posts I’ve written.
So you’re probably thinking this is a bit crazy, a browser tool which allows you to create a Responsive grid template, but it’s not Responsive itself. Well I have a couple of reasons for this which I’m going to outline below.
I’m really not expecting web designers/developers to be working on their phones, well at least not for a few years yet. If you are, I think you may be a workaholic, please get some help! Seriously though making a grid or template on my phone doesn’t appeal to me and I am assuming most of you would be the same. I am however planning on tweaking the layout for tablets at some point, but since Responsify works fine on them currently it’s not on the top of my to-do list.
I could have made the site Responsive purely as a proof of concept, but I decided my time would be better spent on other areas like getting some sleep and working on other features. I may re-evaluate the situation at some point and make something that works on mobile devices, but again I feel my time would be better spent on adding new features.
Anyway that’s my stance on it and why nothing exciting happens when you resize your browser!