Bootstrap for Rails

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  • Discover how to use Bootstrap in a Ruby on Rails environment
  • Use advanced components and plugins from Bootstrap in Rails applications
  • Create navigation bars to enable navigation between different views
  • Understand Bootstrap's grid system and create page layouts
  • Use Bootstrap's typography, buttons, and images in a Rails application
  • Design a dummy shopping cart Rails application using Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it's known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. Bootstrap is typically used in Rails applications to design websites and create themes because it comes loaded with predesigned CSS and HTML templates.

Bootstrap for Rails is for Rails web developers who are struggling to get their website designs right. It will enable you to create beautiful responsive websites in minutes without writing much CSS and JavaScript code.

The book starts by taking you through web application development in Rails. It teaches you how to set up the Bootstrap framework, and will showcase the true power of your Rails app using Bootstrap's grid system. You will learn about other Bootstrap components and move on to work with modals and carousels. It concludes with the opportunity to test your skills by creating a shopping cart using Bootstrap modals.

  • Enhance your applications with Bootstrap modals and carousels
  • Explore the usage of advanced Bootstrap components and plugins in Rails through various examples
  • Use Bootstrap's Grid System to create beautiful responsive Rails applications with this hands-on guide
Page Count 168
Course Length 5 hours 2 minutes
ISBN 9781783987269
Date Of Publication 24 Feb 2015


Syed Fazle Rahman

Syed Fazle Rahman is an experienced frontend developer. He has published many frontend articles for and His articles on Bootstrap framework are amongst the most popular ones in the web. He is enthusiastic about start-ups and likes technical writing/editing.


He is the cofounder of—a network for developers and technologists. helps technology enthusiasts connect and discover various programming and technology content.