Ughck. Images. – daverupert.com
Lots has happened in the world of Responsive Images since I wrote Mo’ Pixels, Mo’ Problems. And by lots, I mean nothing at all. It’s been over a year since The Great WHATWG Responsive Image Debacle and we’re still at square one.
Browsers want to implement
srcset because “it’s easy”, but lots of developers (myself included) would feel great about using
<picture> because it looks like every other new media syntax (
video) as well as a plethora of other reasons too. There have been a few more creative hacks (Compressive Images, Clown Car, etc) but no gold standard has arisen.
Here are some other developments you should care about: