Learning Zurb Foundation

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  • Discover how to wireframe and prototype quickly with a one-page website
  • Explore how the Foundation grid works
  • Learn how to use and apply themes to the JavaScript libraries
  • Utilize well-known best practices for testing websites cross-platform and on devices
  • Use Sass to write CSS faster
  • Work with designers and/or developers to communicate how your project should function and flow
  • Learn about the grid, elements, JavaScripts, and how to customize the framework
  • How to use Foundation with web apps and content management systems

Responsive web design is the next big thing in web design right now. It allows you to control and adapt to the user experience across a variety of devices, screens, and resolutions. Foundation is one of the most well-known responsive frameworks available, and allows you to speed up the prototyping, designing, and theming of your web project; as well as allowing you to create your own custom themes to suit your needs. It makes your life easier by giving you a grid, elements, and JavaScript functions that are responsive and easily customized to work with any web or mobile project that arises.

This book starts off with teaching you the basics, and gradually moves on to cover the most advanced parts of this amazing framework. You will learn how to use Foundation to prototype, design, and theme your projects as well as discover how to use the framework with any programming language or content management system.

  • Create fantastic and responsive websites that everyone can see, no matter where they are.
  • Learn about elements, mixins, and how to use Foundation’s grid effectively.
  • Combine Foundation with Javascript and SASS to create truly stand out responsive designs.
Page Count 210
Course Length 6 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781782164265
Date Of Publication 20 Aug 2014


Kevin Horek

Kevin Horek was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and still lives there with his wife and dog. He will soon be a dad. He works as a senior UX designer / frontend developer. He graduated from NAIT's multimedia program with honors  and also from University of Alberta's web builder program with honors and spent a summer studying corporate design at UCLA. He has been designing websites and developing the frontend for over 14 years. He has worked on websites, web apps, and mobile apps. He remembers the days when people used to use tables for layout. He has worked on projects for BMW, Best Buy, Qantas Airlines, Emirates Airlines, CB Richard Ellis, Grubb & Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield, and Colliers International. His work has won site of the day, best site of the year for Colliers International, and has been published in Hit Parader magazine.