Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To

A hands-on introduction to building websites with Twitter Bootstrap's powerful front-end development framework with this book and ebook.

Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To

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David Cochran

A hands-on introduction to building websites with Twitter Bootstrap's powerful front-end development framework with this book and ebook.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849518826
Paperback68 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Conquer responsive website layout with Bootstrap’s flexible grid system
  • Leverage carefully-built CSS styles for typography, buttons, tables, forms, and more
  • Deploy Bootstrap’s jQuery plugins to create drop-downs, switchable tabs, and an image carousel

Who This Book Is For

This guide is for new, novice, and intermediate developers alike. Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is required although this book will help beginners find their feet with both more easily. Those experienced with HTML and CSS will quickly learn the beautiful and efficient ways of Bootstrap.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To
Downloading and setting up (Must know)
Headings, links, and buttons (Must know)
Conquering the layout (Must know)
Creating a standard sub-page (Must know)
Creating a portfolio page (Must know)
Creating a products page (Must know)
Customizing the navbar (Must know)
Making it responsive (Should know)
Adding drop-down lists (Should know)
Using tabs for switching content (Should know)
Creating a homepage carousel (Should know)
Optimizing and customizing (Should know)
Uploading, testing, and launching (Must know)
Appendix: Bootstrap resources

What You Will Learn

  • Conquer responsive website layout with Bootstrap’s flexible grid system
  • Create a complex media grid of images and captions
  • Leverage carefully built CSS styles for typography, buttons, tables, forms, and more
  • Exert control over Bootstrap’s dynamic and responsive navbar
  • Learn the ways of Bootstrap’s excellent jQuery plugins
  • Create drop-down items and dynamic switchable tabs
  • Create a beautiful image carousel slideshow with captions
  • Test your results across browsers and devices

In Detail

Twitter Bootstrap is by far the most popular of all front-end frameworks. It has earned its position by providing expertly-crafted, community-tested solutions for some of the thorniest problems of contemporary web design, equipping developers to accomplish difficult tasks with ease and normal tasks with greater speed.

Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To walks you step-by-step from Bootstrap basics to the creation of a fully-responsive, JavaScript-enhanced, multi-page website. After this quick and dirty Bootstrap bootcamp, you’ll not only be building serious sites, but you’ll be equipped to dive into the rest of what Twitter Bootstrap has to offer. The content of the book is up to date with version 2.1 of Twitter Bootstrap.

Bringing you from zero to pro in record time, this book will start you off with Twitter Bootstrap’s excellent responsive grid system. From the basics, you’ll move on to more complex layouts with media grids and tables. You’ll learn to control Bootstrap’s navbar, adding drop-down menu items and configuring it to adapt beautifully to small screens. You’ll utilize Bootstrap’s jQuery plugins to add dynamic tabs and a beautiful homepage slideshow. You’ll also walk through the steps of uploading your files, testing your site across desktop and mobile browsers, and optimizing your site files for improved performance before final launch.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To
Downloading and setting up (Must know)
Headings, links, and buttons (Must know)
Conquering the layout (Must know)
Creating a standard sub-page (Must know)
Creating a portfolio page (Must know)
Creating a products page (Must know)
Customizing the navbar (Must know)
Making it responsive (Should know)
Adding drop-down lists (Should know)
Using tabs for switching content (Should know)
Creating a homepage carousel (Should know)
Optimizing and customizing (Should know)
Uploading, testing, and launching (Must know)
Appendix: Bootstrap resources

Book Details

ISBN 139781849518826
Paperback68 pages
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