Chapter 1Up, Close, and Personal with Bootstrap

In this chapter, weʼll learn the basics of Bootstrap and understand how it can speed up the web development process. Weʼll start with a brief overview of the history of CSS frameworks and then move on to explain the term Responsive Web Design, or RWD. Finally, weʼll see how to set up a new Bootstrap project and use it to create our first basic web page.

What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is a front-end framework that helps developers to jump start the web development process. Developers who are moving to front-end development from hardcore server-side programming languages such as Java or PHP can find it very difficult to come to grips with CSS and JavaScript; however, with Bootstrap they only have to ...

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