I was recently asked this question from a student:
What do you think of Google’s new rating system to favor search results towards sites which are mobile-friendlier than other sites? Will there be a course to address this type of mobile-centric design in the future?
Yes, we have courses, both on Webmentor.org and on the killervideostore.com. Mobile friendly sites are called ‘responsive’ … because their pages respond and resize based on the device being used to view them.
Our Webmentor courses:
introduction to Twitter Bootstrap
Responsive web design
And on the killervideostore:
Responsive web design DVD
And I plan on more later this year.
I think Google’s move makes sense when you think about it. Google always wants to cater to a broader audience, and web surfing is more of a mobile thing today, than it is a desktop or laptop thing.
We ourselves are slowing making our sites responsive, so far the following have been converted: