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Bootstrap 3

by Shawn Wildermuth

Building great looking websites that work well with different sized devices can be a challenge. Twitter's Bootstrap 3 can help you achieve a great looking and performing web site.

What you'll learn

Building great looking websites that work well with different sized devices can be a challenge. By utilizing Twitter's Bootstrap 3 framework, you can meet that challenge head-on.

Bootstrap 3 is a mobile-first responsive design framework for structuring your website's HTML. It includes:

  • a great grid system
  • responsive design
  • CSS typography
Bootstrap 3 provides components to solve many of the most common design challenges that web developers face today.

Course FAQ

What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is an open-source, front-end framework for developing websites and web apps. It features HTML, CSS, and JavaScript templates for UI elements like forms, buttons, typography, navigation, and much more.

Is Bootstrap 3 mobile first?

Yes! With Bootstrap 3 you can find "mobile first" styles throughout the entire library in order to effectively develop and design for the experience on mobile devices.

What will I learn in this Bootstrap tutorial?

This course will teach you how to build attractive and effective websites for all devices. Some topics covered include:

  • Benefits of using Bootstrap 3
  • Responsive web design
  • Using the grid system
  • Common Bootstrap components (buttons, forms, nav bar, etc.)
  • Bootstrap plugins (collapse, accordion, carousel, etc.)
  • Migrating to Bootstrap 3
Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to learn Bootstrap and how to build websites. If you love everything about front end web development, this is the course for you!

Are there any prerequisites to this course?

A basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript will definitely help this course go more smoothly. But feel free to jump in either way, and if you're able to follow along and pick it up just fine, then great!

About the author

Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early ‘80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he’s also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. He’s authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he’s spoken at including TechEd, Oredev, SDC, NDC, VSLive, DevIntersection, MIX, Devteach, DevConnections and Dev Reach. He is one of... more

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