While previewing layouts at various screen and device dimension sizes is familiar to most front end developers and themers, the mechanics of this efforts may still be unknown or cumbersome to content creators and editors. For many of them, the goal of their efforts is to create great content. Anything that helps them quickly determine what this content might look like across the media that will deliver it to consumers is an improvement.
Many content management and creation tools are stepping up to aid content creators in this process.
Instant preview by Magnolia CMS: http://www.magnolia-cms.com/magnolia-cms/features/mobile-cms.html
Mobile optimization by Sitecore: http://www.sitecore.net/Products/Web-Content-Management/Mobile-Web/Mobil...
Adobe CQ5 optimization: http://www.adobe.com/it/special/eseminar-enterprise/pdf/CQ5_Mobile.pdf
CQ5 Mobile provides an easy-to-use, browser-based, in-context content authoring environment that eliminates the need for custom client software or separate sites for device types.
Drupal needs to assist in improving the content creation workflow from data model up to the point of end-user consumption.
The responsive preview module proposed here is a light-weight tool for content creators to quickly determine how their pages will appear on smaller devices.
It provides preview options for several popular devices. This device list will be kept current through periodic minor releases of Drupal.
User interface changes
A toolbar tab that launched the preview is added.