I noticed that a few websites, namely CSS-TRICKS and Smashing Magazine, have designed their site so that it is completely viewable in 1024×768 without scrolling, however there is a horizontal-scroll and you can actually scroll about 30px to the right. Why is it done this way? (I hadn’t noticed this until just now)
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It seems like we’re going to be seeing in 2011 and 2012 more "device specific" tailoring to web design. As widescreens really pick up, I’m seeing 3 different types of looks depending on the user, < 1024, < 699 and standard for maybe 1280 screens and maybe higher in 2012… who knows :) But it really will separate the men from the boys as these nuances grow.
(then again, maybe phones by that time will be 1024 :P)