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Bower Fundamentals

by Joe Eames

Learn how to use Bower to quickly install 3rd party client-side libraries, and how to publish your own Bower packages.

What you'll learn

Bower is an extremely simple and easy to use tool to install libraries like jQuery or Bootstrap. Learning it can significantly reduce the time it takes to install and update 3rd party libraries like these. Additionally, publishing your own packages for 3rd party consumption is quick and easy with Bower. Any serious web developer should know about and understand Bower.

About the author

Joe began his love of programming on an Apple III in BASIC. Although his preferred language is JavaScript, he has worked professionally with just about every major Microsoft language. He is currently a consultant and full time author for Pluralsight. Joe has always had a strong interest in education, and has worked both full and part time as a technical teacher for over ten years. He is a frequent blogger and speaker, organizer of ng-conf, the AngularJS conference (www.ng-conf.org), and a paneli... more

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