Over on mobiForge, dotMobi's mobile and web technology resource site for developers, designers and those working with mobile and web, we investigate how constrained connectivity can impact on visitors' UX. Even in large urban areas, which are well served with cell tower coverage, the realities of the built environment can intervene to make experiences slow.
As the underlying mechanism that runs the web, HTTP is the language spoken by browsers and web servers to communicate, download webpage elements and upload user data. The version we currently use is 1.1, which is now almost 15 years old. But HTTP version 2 is on the way.
Over on mobiForge, our developer related website, we take a look at how thinking about designing and developing for the multi-device Web has shifted over the past few years. As the web landscape becomes more complex by the day, we restate our assumptions on mobile context, web, RWD, content adaptation and more. Head over the mobiForge to see the full article.