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Designing and developing for mobile devices can be overwhelming in the sheer amount of factors to consider. Questions of where get started or how to retool for fast and lovely mobile sites can send one screaming for the supposed safety of Webkit before running and hiding under an iOS rock. But such fear and trembling is unnecessary and we can go forth in confidence with the minimalist's guide on data sipping as a legitimate lifestyle, serving responsive images, how to strip that code, and do I really need all this Javascript?

Presented by Jenifer Hanen in April 2012 at the Breaking Development Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Jenifer Hanen, aka Ms. Jen, is a mobile | web designer | developer with over a decade of freelance and consulting experience for small business and non-profit clients. She has also been known to stand in front of a classroom and inflict web standards upon design students. As a code minimalist, she inadvertently discovered the mobile web in 2001 when she was shown that one of her sites rendered as designed, albeit in black & white, on an early web-enabled mobile device. Jenifer became mobile curious and has since been passionate about the mobile web, mobile user experience, mobile photo blogging, and almost all things mobile. She usually has at least two mobile camera phones on her personage at any time.

She can be found on most of the social networks as @msjen and blogging at &

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