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- Learn to use themes to improve your user experience
- Improve your workflow with LESS and Grunt.js
- Get to know the most useful third- party Bootstrap plugins
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 88 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : March 2014
ISBN : 1782168419
ISBN 13 : 9781782168416
Author(s) : Christoffer Niska
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Application Development, Web Development, Open Source
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Bootstrap
Chapter 2: Applying a Custom Theme
Chapter 3: Creating Your Own Build
Chapter 4: LESS is More
Chapter 5: Compiling Your Styles with Grunt
Chapter 7: Custom Grids
Chapter 8: Custom Bootstrap Plugins
Chapter 9: Creating Your Own Theme
Extending Bootstrap is a fresh addition to the Bootstrap library. Rather than reiterating what other guides and books have said about Bootstrap, Extending Bootstrap distinctly offers an alternative perspective from a contributor's point of view. - Eric Nishio (Slashdot Review)
It is perfect for individuals and teams who are looking to go beyond the basics with Bootstrap on their projects. - Ash Tewari
The big bonus from Packt that makes this book all the more reasonable to be in your physical or virtual bookshelf is this book's sample code, saving you typing and tweaking time to fast track designing Bootstrap-based website limited only by your imagination. - Tito Mari Francis Escano
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What you will learn from this book
- Create your first Bootstrap project
- Customize your project with themes through CSS
- Use Bootstrap with LESS
- Build a custom build with Grunt.js
- Utilize third- party plugins such as Lightbox, Notify.js, and so on
This is a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap. It covers all the aspects of extending Bootstrap, including themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third- party Bootstrap plugins.
Once you understand why you should use Bootstrap in the first place, you will learn about custom themes. This book then walks you through customization with CSS, and introduces you to LESS. You will learn to use Grunt.js to generate your own custom build of Bootstrap, customize plugins and grids, and even build custom plugins! Finally you will explore the most useful third-party plugins for Bootstrap and end with creating your first Bootswatch theme. This is a complete guide to unlocking the true power of Bootstrap.
Practical and instruction-based, this concise book will take you from understanding what Bootstrap is, to creating your own Bootstrap theme in no time!
Who this book is for
If you are an intermediate front-end developer or designer who wants to learn the secrets of Bootstrap, this book is perfect for you.