Jerry Nixon

Microsoft Developer Evangelist

May, 2013

Posts
  • Jerry Nixon

    Horizontal Screen Breakpoints for Web Designers to Support

    It’s difficult to create a site that looks great across browsers. The weaker web developers simply give up – supporting only a piece of the market, squandering opportunity for themselves or their customers.

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    But, now the ante is raised with responsive web design. Leveraging CSS media queries, developers rearrange content to accommodate the width (et al) of different screen sizes. And it’s not simply a normal site with a mobile site, too. Users are coming at you with a myriad screen sizes.

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  • Jerry Nixon

    Ready to learn XAML?

    Daren May and I teach the basics of Windows 8 XAML in a Jump Start course for Microsoft Virtual Academy (Recorded May 2013). If you are learning XAML, come learn with us in this free, all-day course (now available on demand). We have a lot of fun in these...
  • Jerry Nixon

    Best Windows Phone Commercial Ever

    “Siri, search one-trick pony” “Aren’t you a little young to have an IPhone” “Isheep” “Copy-bots” “Auto-correct… this!” Boom! “Is there an app for that?” “Siri, search karate! No, Ka-ra-te!” “Do you think if they knew about the Nokia Lumia they would stop...
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