A Pixel is not a Pixel

A session at Fronteers 2012

Thursday 4th October, 2012

11:10am to 12:00pm (AMT)

Viewports are pretty easy on desktop: they're the browser window. Thus, an element with width: 10% will span 10% of the browser window, while width: 100px just means a width of 100px.

On mobile, things are quite different. There are two viewports and three kinds of pixels, and they interact in all kinds of weird ways—ways that depend on the browser.

In this technical presentation PPK will explain why a pixel is not a pixel, what the difference between the two viewports is, and which bits web developers should care about.

Caution: Heads may explode!

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Peter-Paul Koch

Mobile platform strategist | consultant | writer | conference organiser and speaker | blogger | trainer | browser compatibility expert bio from Twitter

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Time 11:10am12:00pm AMT

Date Thu 4th October 2012

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