Google Web Designer will empower creative professionals to create cutting-edge advertising as well as engaging web content like sites and applications - for free Neal Mohan, GoogleThere has been some speculation on the Web about exactly what Web Designer is. Some have described it as competition for Adobe's fairly new product Edge Reflow, which is a WYSIWYG rapid prototyping tool for creating responsive websites.
This week, the International Symposium for Online Journalism (ISOJ) discussed what Responsive Web Design means to online journalists. In a year that Mashable is calling the "Year of Responsive Web Design", online journalists are asking, well...maybe even imploring with vehemence, the International Advertising Bureau (IAB) to change their fixed-sized advertisement standards to adapt to this flexible, liquid world of the scalable web. Many news agencies are adopting responsive web design, but because Internet ads are fixed sizes, they don't play nice together.