Design patterns often have a bad reputation. They are often considered to be quick, lazy, off-the-shelf solutions that are applied blindly without consideration of the context of a problem. Solutions such as the almighty off-canvas navigation, the floating label pattern or carousels for featured products are some of the prominent ones.
As a responsive designer, you may want to consider viable alternatives to Bootstrap, but also avoid the “flavor-of-the-day” grid systems that come and go. These top frontend frameworks will allow you to build sites faster, and reap the benefits of responsive layouts, pre-defined styles and reusable components. So, which framework is best for you?
Responsive Web Design and tables are not necessarily the best of friends. Many people have researched the situation and a lot of approaches have been devised (some of them were even rounded up in a recent article here on SitePoint). However we are still far away from the perfect solution and the search continues.