9780672337048

Bootstrap in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

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  • ISBN13:

    9780672337048

  • ISBN10:

    0672337045

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/4/2015
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing

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Summary

Learn to create great-looking responsive web sites with Bootstrap
 

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours helps you use the free and open source Bootstrap framework to quickly build websites that automatically reflect each user’s device and experience, without complex hand crafting.

 

This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to install Bootstrap and quickly build basic sites; extend them with styles, components, and JavaScript plug-ins, and even create sophisticated designs with advanced features. In just a few hours, you’ll be using Bootstrap to bring responsive design to virtually any site. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Bootstrap development tasks
  • Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn
  • Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills
  • Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solution 

Learn how to…

  • Download Bootstrap and integrate it into your project
  • Quickly build your first Bootstrap site with the basic template
  • Create beautiful and responsive site layouts with Bootstrap’s built-in grids
  • Display more interesting text with labels, badges, panels, and wells
  • Style tables and forms so they’re attractive, readable, and responsive
  • Use images, media, and icons, including free Glyphicons
  • Quickly create navigation and buttons, including dropdowns and search fields
  • Add alignment, color, and visibility with Bootstrap’s CSS utilities
  • Extend your site with alerts, image carousels, and other JavaScript plugins
  • Rapidly create appealing functional prototypes
  • Customize Bootstrap with CSS, Less, and Sass
  • Lighten Bootstrap downloads by stripping out unnecessary features
  • Build accessible sites
  • Create complex designs that don’t look generic

Who This Book is For

  • Those who already have an understanding of the basics of HTML and CSS
  • Having an understanding of JavaScript will make this book a bit easier to absorb, but it is not required because the basics of JavaScript are covered

Contents at a Glance


Part I: Getting Started with Bootstrap

Hour 1: What Is Bootstrap, and Why You Should Use It

Hour 2: Downloading and Installing Bootstrap

Hour 3: Build Your First Bootstrap Website with the Basic Template

Hour 4: Understanding Normalize.CSS and the Basics of Bootstrap CSS


Part II: Building and Managing Web Pages with Bootstrap

Hour 5: Grids and How to Use Them

Hour 6: Labels, Badges, Panels, Wells, and the Jumbotron

Hour 7: Bootstrap Typography

Hour 8: Styling Tables

Hour 9: Styling Forms

Hour 10: Images, Media Objects, and Glyphicons

Hour 11: Styling and Using Buttons and Button Groups

Hour 12: Creating Navigation Systems with Bootstrap

Hour 13: Bootstrap Utilities


Part III: Bootstrap JavaScript Plugins

Hour 14: Using Bootstrap JavaScript Plugins

Hour 15: Modal Windows

Hour 16: Affix, Tab, and ScrollSpy

Hour 17: Popovers and Tooltips

Hour 18: Transitions, Buttons, Alerts, and Progress Bars

Hour 19: Collapse and Accordion

Hour 20: Carousels


Part IV: Customizing Bootstrap

Hour 21: Customizing Bootstrap and Your Bootstrap Website

Hour 22: Making Bootstrap Accessible

Hour 23: Using Less and Sass with Bootstrap

Hour 24: Going Further with Bootstrap

 

 

Author Biography

Jennifer Kyrnin has been teaching HTML, XML, and Web design online since 1997. She has built and maintained websites of all sizes from small, single-page brochure sites to large, million-page databased sites for international audiences. She focuses on responsive design using Bootstrap and WordPress. She lives with her husband and son and numerous animals on a small farm in Washington state.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introducing Bootstrap

1. What is Bootstrap?

2. Downloading and installing Bootstrap

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Part II: The Grid System
3. Introducing the Grid
4. Offsetting and Nesting
5. Responsive Features, Utility Classes, and Supported Devices

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Part III: CSS Foundations
6. Typography in Bootstrap
7. Styling Tables
8. Styling Forms
9. Styling Buttons
10. Images, icons, and Thumbnails

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Part IV: Navigation Systems
11. Tabs, Pills, and Lists
12. Breadcrumbs and Pagination
13. Navigation Bar
14. Making the Navigation Bar Responsive

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Part V: Javascript Effects
15. Drop-downs
16. Modal Windows
17. Tooltips and Popovers
18. Navigation Aids: Tabs, Collapse, Affix
19. Carousel

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Part VI: Bootstrap Customization
20.¿Combining Elements in Bootstrap
21.¿Customizing by Components, Plugins, and Variables
22.¿Customizing with LESS CSS
23.¿Customizing with Your Own CSS Overrides
24.¿Extending Bootstrap with Third-Party Additions

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Appendix: Bootstrap Resources

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