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Building Websites with Skeleton CSS

by Gary Simon

Get rid of the bloat with traditional CSS frameworks when creating prototypes and basic landing pages. In this course, you'll learn how to use the ultralight and simplicity of Skeleton CSS in your own projects.

What you'll learn

You're tasked with creating a prototype or a simple landing page, but you don't need the complexity that comes with large CSS frameworks. What do you do? In this course, Building Websites with Skeleton CSS, you'll learn how to utilize Skeleton's less than 400 lines of CSS, and be provided with the bare necessities to start creating your own prototypes and other simple layouts. First, you'll explore how to work and use Skeleton's grid, typography, forms, and buttons. Next, you'll delve into how to make your own customizations, and how to create a modern landing page. Finally, you'll discover how to use the Gulp task runner to optimize your 21kb CSS file down to an ultra-fast 5kb. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of how to utilize Skeleton CSS to create your very own prototypes and projects.

About the author

Gary Simon has worked exclusively as a freelance designer and design instructor for over 15 years. Having worked with a large clientele on many identity and web design projects, Gary has a solid understanding of many technologies and skills surrounding the design and development industry.

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