Books: 13


This book teaches you how to use the front end CSS framework Bootstrap 4 - the newest version. CSS frameworks give front end developers the capability to create responsible or adaptive web designs that overcome the various variations of modern browsers. Bootstrap is the leading CSS framework and gives more » developers a unique way to create responsive web sites. You will learn how to use all the components of Bootstrap 4 with easy-to-follow instructions and example code snippets. You'll understand how to use Bootstrap 4 for typography, forms, and modules. You'll understand how to structure your page and your code to be optimally efficient. What You'll Learn * How to use Bootstrap 4 and particularly the features require to create web applications * Understand the basics about responsive web design using CSS3 * How to install and use the SASS framework * How to use the templates and themes market for Bootstrap Who This Book Is For This book is for developers of web applications who already know how to use CSS and JavaScript and want to explore the capabilities of a framework to increase productivity. « less
Learn responsive web development with Bootstrap 4's front end framework
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Become an expert in Bootstrap framework, and speed up front-end development and prototyping through real-life examples * An applied guide exploring two web applications such as Twitter and Dashboard from scratch * Hands on the Bootstrap version 4 even before the official release WHO more » THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are a frontend developer with no knowledge of Bootstrap, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is expected, as well as a reasonable understanding of web frameworks, such as jQuery. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Discover how to use Bootstrap's components and elements, and to customize them for your own projects * Understand the framework's usage in the best way with the recommended development patterns * Create web pages for any kind of device like tablet, mobile, computer, etc. * Construct a Twitter app by exploring the advanced bootstrap components like Breadcrumbs, Pagination, Media objects, and so on * Combine the power of JavaScript with your Bootstrap app for more functionality * Create a Dashboard web app using Bootstrap's JavaScript plugins * Learn the difference between Bootstrap's version 3 and 4 of the framework * Extend your knowledge on Bootstrap's external plugins, their incorporation and usage IN DETAIL Bootstrap is a free, open source collection of tools that helps developers create websites or web applications. It provides a faster, easier, and less repetitive solution to designing and building applications. Before Bootstrap's release, it was necessary to import a variety of libraries into your project that offered different components and features for web interface development. Plus with the increased popularity of smartphones there were lack of libraries that could handle the responsiveness of a web page. Bootstrap‘s existence let it quickly become famous as a front-end framework that offered a wide set of tools from page grid up to components that render a web page in the best possible way for any device. This book will be a tutorial covering various examples as well as step-by-step methodology to create interesting web applications using Bootstrap and to understand the front-end framework to its core. We begin with an introduction to the Bootstrap framework and setting up an environment to build a simple web page. We then cover the grid system, basic Bootstrap components, HTML elements, and customization components for responsive and mobile first development. This is presented by creating a beautiful Landing page sample. You will also learn how to create a web application like Twitter by using the full set of components offered in the framework. Finally, you will learn to create a dashboard web app, using Bootstrap to its finest potential including component customizations, event handling, and external library integration. All these examples are explained step-by-step and in depth, while covering the versions 3 and the most recent version 4 of Bootstrap. So, you will be in the state of the art for front-end development. By the end of this book, you will be familiar with the development of a plugin for the framework and Bootstrap's world which is popular for fast paced front-end web development, used in countless projects all over the world, and now yours. STYLE AND APPROACH This is a step-by-step guide that closely focuses on developing web applications in most objective way solving real-life problems with Bootstrap. It covers two sample web applications, which are explained in detail. « less
Unearth the potential of Bootstrap 4 to create highly responsive and beautiful websites using modern web techniques
KEY FEATURES * This book shows how to take advantage of the all new features introduced in Bootstrap * Learn responsive web design and discover how to build mobile-ready websites with ease * Find out how to extend the capabilities of Bootstrap with a huge range of tools and plugins, including jQuery, * more » Do more with JavaScript and learn how to create an enhanced user experience BOOK DESCRIPTION Bootstrap, the most popular front-end framework built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages has undergone a major overhaul. Bootstrap 4 introduces a wide range of new features that make front-end web design even simpler and exciting. In this gentle and comprehensive book, we'll teach you everything that you need to know to start building websites with Bootstrap 4 in a practical way. You'll learn about build tools such as Node, Grunt, and many others. You'll also discover the principles of mobile-first design in order to ensure your pages can fit any screen size and meet the responsive requirements. Learn to play with Bootstrap's grid system and base CSS to ensure your designs are robust and that your development process is speedy and efficient. Then, you'll find out how you can extend your current build with some cool JavaScript Plugins, and throw in some Sass to spice things up and customize your themes. This book will make sure you're geared up and ready to build amazingly beautiful and responsive websites in a jiffy. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Fire up Bootstrap and set up the required build tools to get started * See how and when to use Flexbox with the Bootstrap layouts * Find out how to make your websites responsive, keeping in mind Mobile First design * Work with content such as tables and figures * Play around with the huge variety of components that Bootstrap offers * Extend your build using plugins developed from JavaScript * Use Sass to customize your existing themes ABOUT THE AUTHOR Matt Lambert is a designer and developer with more than 16 years of experience. He currently works full-time as a senior product designer for CA Technologies in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In his free time, he is an author, artist, and musician. In 2005, Matt founded Cardeo Creative, which is a small web design studio based in Vancouver. He works with a select list of clients on a part-time basis while producing his own products on the side. To date, Matt has self-published three additional development books titled: Mastering Bootstrap, CSS3 Handbook, and the Freelance Startup Guide. He is also the author of Bootstrap Site Blueprints Volume II, Packt Publishing. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introducing Bootstrap 4 2. Using Bootstrap Build Tools 3. Jumping into Flexbox 4. Working with Layouts 5. Working with Content 6. Playing with Components 7. Extending Bootstrap with JavaScript Plugins 8. Throwing in Some Sass 9. Migrating from Version 3 « less
Use the powerful features of Bootstrap to create responsive and appealing web pages
***** About This Book ***** * Learn where and how to use Bootstrap in your new web projects * Design and develop mobile first web portals that support all devices * A step-by-step guide with easy-to-follow practical exercises to develop device friendly websites ***** Who This Book Is For ***** If more » you are a web developer who designs and develops websites and pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, but have very little familiarity with Bootstrap, this is the book for you. Previous experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript will be helpful, while knowledge of jQuery would be an extra advantage. ***** What You Will Learn ***** * Understand the internal architecture and structure of Bootstrap * Download and configure Bootstrap in your web project * Get to grips with the usage of Bootstrap CSS and its components * Build and compile Bootstrap from source code * Work with the JavaScript objects offered by Bootstrap and the CSS pre-processors * Customize and extend Bootstrap to suit your requirements ***** In Detail ***** This book will familiarize you with all the features, functionalities, and architectural knowledge of the Bootstrap platform. You will begin by discovering the mobile-first philosophy and what Bootstrap is. You will learn about Bootstrap's architecture and components, and how to use Bootstrap with LESS. You will create responsive layouts using Bootstrap CSS and work with the packaged components that come along with Bootstrap. You will proceed to explore the various JavaScript components and add-ons offered by Bootstrap. Finally, you will learn how to customize Bootstrap, compile and build your Bootstrap code, and extend Bootstrap with different extensions to create more advanced websites. By the end of this book, you will be able to build, compile, and customize your own Bootstrap system to create mobile friendly websites. « less
Incorporate Bootstrap into your ASP.NET MVC projects and make your websites more user friendly and dynamic
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Grasp the intricacies of Bootstrap and how to use it with ASP.NET MVC * Build your own tools and helpers to assist you in creating ASP.NET MVC Bootstrap sites in an easy and fast way * Master the use of Bootstrap components and plugins with ASP.NET MVC WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If more » you are an ASP.NET MVC developer and would like to know how to incorporate Bootstrap into your projects, then this book is invaluable to you. Developers with entry-level experience of ASP.NET MVC development and limited experience with Bootstrap will also benefit from this book. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Create a Bootstrap ASP.NET MVC site from scratch * Use the various Bootstrap CSS and HTML elements with ASP.NET MVC * Employ Bootstrap components such as navigation, alerts, and progress bars with ASP.NET MVC * Utilize JavaScript Bootstrap components with ASP.NET MVC including modal dialogs, contextual dropdowns, and more * Build your own ASP.NET MVC helpers to reduce the amount of HTML needed to generate Bootstrap elements in your projects * Design T4 Templates to generate Bootstrap-themed scaffolded views * Convert a Bootstrap HTML template into a usable ASP.NET MVC project * Integrate the jQuery DataTables plugin with Bootstrap and ASP.NET MVC IN DETAIL Bootstrap, a leading open source frontend framework, takes care of typography, form layouts, and user interface components, allowing a developer to focus on writing code. Integrating ASP.NET's powerful components can further enhance its capabilities. This book guides you through the process of creating an ASP.NET MVC website from scratch using Bootstrap. You will learn about various Bootstrap components as well as techniques to include them in your own projects. The book includes practical examples to show you how to use open source plugins with Bootstrap and ASP.NET MVC and will guide you through building an ASP.NET MVC website using Bootstrap, utilizing layout and user interface components. In the process, you will also learn to build ASP.NET MVC HTML helpers and T4 templates as well as how to use the jQuery DataTables plugin. At the end of this book, you will find some valuable tips and tricks, which will help you in getting the most out of your Bootstrap and ASP.NET MVC integrated website. « less
Design mobile-first responsive websites with Bootstrap 3
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, more » 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. « less
Understand Bootstrap and unlock its secrets to build a truly customized project!
Bootstrap is a free collection of tools used to create websites and web applications. It contains HTML- and CSS-based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, navigation and other interface components, as well as optional JavaScript extensions. Much has been written and said recently, in the more » world of web design and development, about Bootstrap. Some people call it a boon for web developers with little designing knowledge, while others call it a blessing for the designers. A user familiar with all that Bootstrap has to offer can extend the framework so that it no longer has the original look and feel of Twitter. This will allow you to use clever and novel ways of taking the power the standard library of Bootstrap has, and transform it into what you have envisioned. This is a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap. It covers all the aspects of extending Bootstrap, including themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third- party Bootstrap plugins. « less
Get up to speed with Bootstrap in a weekend
Originally developed by Twitter, Bootstrap is a front-end web framework that's revolutionized modern web development. It makes it easy to build professional, feature-packed websites in no time. Better still, Bootstrap is built from the ground up to be fully responsive, meaning your designs will look more » beautiful on any device, and in any browser. Whether you're a designer or a developer, you need to get acquainted with Bootstrap. Jump Start Bootstrap is the perfect primer to the most popular front-end framework available on the Web today. « less
Unearth the potential of Bootstrap to create responsive web pages using modern techniques
KEY FEATURES * Learn responsive web design and discover how to build mobile-ready websites with ease * Find out how to extend the capabilities of Bootstrap with a huge range of tools and plugins, including jQuery * Do more with JavaScript and learn how to create an enhanced user experience BOOK more » DESCRIPTION Want elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional level web pages? You’ll need to get to grips with Bootstrap, the simple front-end framework designed to support your development of dynamic sites. With this gentle and comprehensive tutorial book you’ll learn everything you need to know to start building websites with Bootstrap in a practical way. Get stuck in as you discover the principles of mobile-first design to ensure your pages can adapt to fit any screen size and meet the responsive requirements of the modern age. Go hands-on with Bootstrap’s grid system and base CSS to ensure your designs are robust and beautiful, and that your development process is speedy and efficient. With nothing more than a simple grasp of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, you’ll know everything you need to know to explore concepts such as components, jQuery plugins, and other unique features that make Bootstrap amazing. Take advantage of the great wealth of third-party resources, themes, and templates created by the huge and passionate Bootstrap community by getting to grips with the potential of the Bootstrap technical hub. Use JavaScript to enhance the experience of users of your website by doing more with Bootstrap plugins. Throughout, get practical experience as you construct a kickass and current interface for an e-commerce website project. Learning Bootstrap is the essential resource you need to streamline your web design experience and customise Bootstrap to allow your own creativity and imagination to show through on the pages you create. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Empower yourself with Bootstrap’s mobile-first paradigm for create elegant responsive sites * Customize Bootstrap to work for your individual needs right from installation * Integrate LESS and get familiar with Base CSS to make your web pages beautiful * Get hands-on with Bootstrap’s grid system and custom components for building robust and responsive pages * Discover jQuery plugins for improving the user experience of your Bootstrap site * Explore and implement the wealth of resources available for building with Bootstrap through the Bootstrap technical hub * Put theory into practice by constructing an e-commerce site using modern web development techniques ABOUT THE AUTHORS Aravind Shenoy is an in-house author at Packt Publishing. An engineering graduate from the Manipal Institute of Technology, his core interests lie in technical writing, web designing, and software testing. Ulrich Sossou is an experienced software engineer and entrepreneur with a passion for solving problems. He enjoys helping individuals and businesses frame difficult issues in ways that foster the emergence of the best outcomes for them and/or their businesses. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Getting Started with Bootstrap 2. Installing and Customizing Bootstrap 3. Using the Bootstrap Grid 4. Using the Base CSS 5. Adding Bootstrap Components 6. Doing More with Components 7. Enhancing User Experience with JavaScript 8. Bootstrap Technical Hub - A One-Stop Shop for Powerful Bootstrap Utilities « less
Design attractive, consistent UIs with Twitter Bootstrap.