Chapter 2. Using Bootstrap Build Tools

In the previous chapter, we reviewed the process for setting up a basic Bootstrap template with the compiled framework files. What if you need to customize your Bootstrap build or you want to use additional development tools to make your life easier? This is possible through the use of a number of great tools. In this chapter, I'll show you how to install, set up, and use a number of build tools such as Node.js, Grunt.js, and Harp.js to extend Bootstrap and reveal the real power of the framework.

Different types of tools

When working with Bootstrap, there are really three types of tools you need to be aware of. The first two are Node.js and Grunt.js. These are build <ie>tools</ie> and they take the development ...

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