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Learning Bootstrap

Aravind Shenoy, Ulrich Sossou

Unearth the potential of Bootstrap to create responsive web pages using modern techniques
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782161844
Paperback204 pages

About This Book

  • Understand the various facets of Bootstrap 3.x such as Base CSS and Components in a pragmatic way
  • Leverage the power of Bootstrap with a mobile-first approach resulting in responsive web design
  • Optimize and customize your workflow with LESS and jQuery plug-ins

Who This Book Is For

If you want to learn to build enterprise-level websites efficiently with Bootstrap, this book is for you. You must have a basic and fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; however, there is no need to have prior Bootstrap experience.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Bootstrap
Mobile-first design
Why Bootstrap
Chapter 2: Installing and Customizing Bootstrap
Including Bootstrap in your HTML file
The Bootstrap CDN
Overriding with custom CSS
Using the Bootstrap customizer
Deep customization of Bootstrap
Putting it all together
Chapter 3: Using the Bootstrap Grid
Using the Bootstrap Grid classes
Using the Bootstrap variables and mixins
Creating a blog layout with the Bootstrap Grid mixins and variables
Chapter 4: Using the Base CSS
Implementing the Bootstrap Base CSS
Customizing the Base CSS using LESS variables
Chapter 5: Adding Bootstrap Components
Components and their usage
Chapter 6: Doing More with Components
Components to streamline your web designing projects
Chapter 7: Enhancing User Experience with JavaScript
Streamlining your projects with official plugins
Chapter 8: Bootstrap Technical Hub – A One-stop Shop for Powerful Bootstrap Utilities
Themes and templates
Ready-made resources and plugins
Development tools and editors
Official Bootstrap resources

What You Will Learn

  • Empower yourself with the inner workings of Bootstrap and understand the mobile-first paradigm of Bootstrap
  • Get to know the Bootstrap Grid system and implement custom layout elements
  • Integrate LESS to further enhance the look of a web page
  • Get familiar with Base CSS and the various ready-made official components
  • Understand the workings of the jQuery plugins
  • Discover the additional resources and utilities that make web designing a breeze
  • Develop a responsive and aesthetic e-commerce website to learn the practical implementation of Bootstrap

In Detail

This book will help you harness the powerful facets of the Bootstrap toolkit and streamline your web designing experience. You'll get started with the initial download and customization and a brief introduction to LESS, then move on to learn about the Grid system and Base CSS, which is tailor-made for quicker and more robust web design. Learn about components, jQuery plugins, and other unique features that make Bootstrap an amazing utility to create remarkable web pages. Get to grips with the Bootstrap technical hub, which hosts the third-party resources, themes, and templates that enhance Bootstrap. By the end of the book, you will learn how to build a powerful and trendy e-commerce website that will help you with the practical implementation of Bootstrap.


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