I feel a little overwhelmed by the idea of responsive web design. When I first went through the front end part of FCC, the only responsive design it really taught was using bootstrap.
Here’s the deal though, I hate bootstrap. It’s ok for mockups I suppose, but bootstrap sites largely don’t look original, and customizing bootstrap is more effort than i feel it is worth. Plus I don’t like using it as a crutch instead of getting better at CSS.
But the idea of building a fully responsive site from the gronud up seems daunting. The Responsive web design part of the FCC cert does a great job of teaching the building blocks behind responisive design, but I feel overwhelmed at the idea of building from the ground up. Aside from constantly checking the site after making every little change, is there a better way to make sure a site I build is going to be fully responsive? I’m hoping for something like a guideline, list of standards, or a checklist to make sure I’m thinking of everything, as I build every element of the site. I’ve searched for it, but so far found nothing that is what I’m looking for.