Learn how to create and customize Bootstrap projects using Packt's new book and eBook

May 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Extending Bootstrap, a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap covering themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third-party Bootstrap plugins. This book is available now in print and all popular electronic formats, including eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book consists of 88 pages and is priced at $22.99, while the eBook is priced at $11.84.

About the author: 

Christoffer Niska is a web developer from Helsinki, Finland. He maintains many open source projects that are mainly extensions of the Yii PHP framework. Christoffer's most notable open source effort is Yiistrap, which is an extension for Yii that allows developers to use Twitter Bootstrap along with Yii in a very convenient way. Christoffer is the CTO at Nord Software Ltd., a company based in Helsinki that delivers cutting-edge web solutions to various clients of all sizes. Christoffer's Twitter handle is @Crisu83 and his online portfolio can be found at http://crisu83.me

Bootstrap is a free collection of tools used to create websites and web applications. It contains HTML- and CSS-based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, navigation, and other interface components, as well as optional JavaScript extensions.

Extending Bootstrap covers everything readers need to know about extending Twitter Bootstrap. It walks readers through customization with CSS and introduces them to Less. With this book, readers will learn how to use Grunt.js to generate their own custom build of Bootstrap, customize plugins and grids, and even build custom plugins. This book is a complete guide to unlocking the true power of Bootstrap. 

The following chapters are covered in this book:

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 6: Adapting Bootstrap JavaScript Plugins
Chapter 7: Custom Grids
Chapter 8: Custom Bootstrap Plugins
Chapter 9: Creating Your Own Theme 

This book is targeted at intermediate frontend developers or designers who want to learn about the secrets of Bootstrap.

Extending Bootstrap
Understand Bootstrap and unlock its secrets to build a truly customized project!

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