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NAR’s gets ‘responsive’

A Q-and-A with Mark Lesswing, Chad Curry

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I hosted a conversation with Mark Lesswing and Chad Curry from the National Association of Realtors during a session at the Real Estate Connect event last month in New York City. The workshop, "Updating Your Digital Presence for the Post-PC World," covered a variety of intriguing topics, including responsive Web design -- which auto-sizes a site to fit on the screen of any device accessing the site. Mark Lesswing is the chief technology officer at the National Association of Realtors and is one of the industry's top tech thought leaders. Chad Curry is managing director at the Center for Realtor Technology (CRT), has been a Web developer for the past 14 years, and is actively working to move NAR's Web properties from proprietary to open source. The National Association of Realtors just launched a beta site for the new, and the organization chose to implement a responsive Web design for that site. FLANAGAN: We've heard a lot about responsive Web desig...