Adaptive versus Responsive Design
OCTOBER 19, 2015
Adaptive design is server-side , meaning the images are optimized for specific screen resolutions before the page is even delivered. The server distinguishes what kind of device is accessing the site and loads the preset layout based on that device. Adaptive design is server-side and you develop layouts for a few devices rather than for all. New post Adaptive versus Responsive Design on Obsidian Learning.