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Bootstrap Essentials

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Learn
  • Understand the internal architecture and structure of Bootstrap
  • Download and configure Bootstrap in your web project
  • Get to grips with the usage of Bootstrap CSS and components
  • Build and compile Bootstrap from source code
  • Work with the JavaScript objects offered by Bootstrap and the CSS pre-processors
  • Customize and extend Bootstrap to suit your requirements
About

As the number of people using mobile devices to access the internet grows every moment, websites are no longer built just for desktop machines. The mobile first philosophy demands that sites are fully compatible with all the available, and predicted future mobile devices. Bootstrap allows and easily enables you to design and develop your own websites congenial to all devices, including e-readers, tablets, and so on.

This book will familiarize you with all the features, functionalities, and architectural knowledge of the Bootstrap platform, enabling you to develop mobile friendly websites. You will begin by discovering the mobile first philosophy and what Bootstrap is. You will learn about Bootstrap’s architecture and components, and how to use Bootstrap using LESS. You will create responsive layouts using Bootstrap CSS and work with the packaged components that come along with Bootstrap. You will proceed to explore the various JavaScript components and add-ons offered by Bootstrap. Finally, you will learn how to customize Bootstrap easily to match your project-specific requirements,compile and build your Bootstrap code, and extend Bootstrap with different extensions to create more advanced websites.

By the end of this book, you will be able to build, compile, and customize your own Bootstrap system to create mobile friendly websites.

Features
  • Learn where and how to use Bootstrap in your new web projects
  • Design and develop mobile first web portals that support all devices
  • A step-by-step guide with easy-to-follow practical exercises to develop device friendly websites
Page Count 166
Course Length 4 hours 58 minutes
ISBN 9781784395179
Date Of Publication 6 Aug 2015

Authors

Snig Bhaumik

Snig Bhaumik is the technical director of InfoAxon Technologies, located in New Delhi, India, and Bracknell, UK. He also heads the open source evangelist team of InfoAxon. He is an active member of, and contributor to, various open source products, such as Alfresco, Liferay, and Pentaho.

Having more than 12 years of software development and architecture experience in various tools and technologies, his prime interests now lie in mobile development, social media implementations, digital governance, Internet of Things, and traditional practices such as knowledge management and business intelligence.

He authored a popular cookbook on the Alfresco Content Management System named Alfresco 3 Cookbook, Packt Publishing in 2011 (https://www.packtpub.com/web-development/alfresco-3-cookbook) and was also a part of the technical review team for Learning Alfresco Web Scripts, Packt Publishing (https://www.packtpub.com/web-development/learning-alfresco-web-scripts) in 2014.