Bootstrap Site Blueprints

Bootstrap Site Blueprints by David Cochran, Ian Whitley

ISBN10: 1782164529
ISBN13: 978-1782164524
Author: David Cochran, Ian Whitley
Title: Bootstrap Site Blueprints
Publisher: Packt Publishing (February 21, 2014)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1637 kb
Size PDF: 1455 kb
Rating: 4.0/5
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Subcategory: Networking & Cloud Computing

Bootstrap Site Blueprints by David Cochran, Ian Whitley



Design mobilefirst responsive websites with Bootstrap 3

About This Book

  • Learn the inner workings of Bootstrap 3 and create web applications with ease
  • Quickly customize your designs working directly with Bootstrap's LESS files
  • Leverage Bootstrap's excellent JavaScript plugins

Who This Book Is For

Whether you are a beginner or intermediate web developer, if you wish to make the most of Bootstrap, then this book is for you. You should be familiar with the fundamentals of HTML and CSS, and have some experience incorporating JavaScript plugins. Prior Bootstrap experience is optional.

What You Will Learn

  • Set up a custom Bootstrap project
  • Customize and recompile Bootstrap's LESS files
  • Incorporate custom icon fonts
  • Write your own LESS variables and mixins
  • Translate a Bootstrap design into a WordPress theme
  • Leverage Bootstrap's powerful JavaScript plugins
  • Incorporate non-Bootstrap JavaScript plugins into your design
  • Optimize Bootstrap CSS and JavaScript for performance
  • Implement the PictureFill responsive images method
  • Add touch swipe functionality to the Bootstrap carousel

In Detail

Since its debut in August 2011, Twitter Bootstrap, now simply Bootstrap, has become by far the most popular framework for empowering and enhancing frontend web design. With Version 3, Bootstrap reaches an exciting new milestone, introducing a mobile-first responsive grid, new and powerful LESS mixins, and a lean code base optimized for modern browsers.

"Bootstrap Site Blueprints" is a hands-on guide to the inner workings of Bootstrap's latest and greatest development milestone. In an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format, you'll quickly get to know the ins and outs of Bootstrap while building a portfolio site, a WordPress theme, a business site, an e-commerce interface, and administration interface, and an upscale marketing site.

"Bootstrap Site Blueprints" guides you through the process of building different types of web applications, by leveraging the power of Bootstrap 3. In the process, you'll experience the power of customizing and recompiling Bootstrap's LESS files and adapting Bootstrap's JavaScript plugins, to the design of an excellent user interface. While creating these layouts, you will quickly become comfortable with customizing Bootstrap to meet the needs of your specific projects. You will add custom icon fonts, customize and recompile Bootstrap's powerful LESS files, and leverage Bootstrap's excellent JavaScript plugins to create dynamic user interfaces.

By the end of this book you will be a more adept and efficient designer.


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