Bootstrap has made it easier for developers to create websites and web applications with less time and less efforts. Learn complete Bootstrap using these one-stop resources and so you can save your time and efforts as well.
Thanks to the Twitter team, creating websites and web applications have become much simpler than before. When Bootstrap was developed, a much faster and easier front-end framework was brought into play. According to the official Bootstrap website, “Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile-first projects on the web.” We couldn’t agree more!
Let’s move on to where and how you can pack up on Bootstrap skills with some of the best tutorials and guides out on the web. You won’t have to pay anything for any of these tutorials. And don’t thanks us, thank these experts who worked hard on creating these tutorials for you.
Tutorial Republic has a complete and comprehensive course on Bootstrap starting with the basics and moving on to the advanced techniques. Tutorial republic covers a thorough study on the subject with 19 chapters on the essentials of Bootstrap (Grid Systems, Fixed Layouts, Forms, Images, Icons, Fluid Layouts, Panels, Breadcrumbs, Pagination, and more). The advanced section covers 12 chapters including explanations about creating buttons, drop downs, pop-overs, modals, type-heads, etc. You can also experiment with practice examples in conjunction with the tutorials.
“Simple and easy learning”; with this website’s Bootstrap tutorial, it is highly possible. The tutorial is specially targeted to anyone with the basic know-how of HTML and CSS, and wishes to create front-end websites. The tutorial is good for those of you who hope to reach a “moderate” level of expertise in Bootstrap. It advises readers to go over the basics of HTML and CSS before diving into Bootstrap basics. The good news is that if you haven’t, they provide you links to their own tutorials covering those topics as well.
This comprehensive tutorial covering Bootstrap is extremely well-organized. After you are familiar with the concept behind Bootstrap, it will take you through topics covering how to use Bootstrap with CSS, using Layout Components, useful Plug-ins, and a list of other really helpful resources (FAQs, quick guides, discussion, and helpful readings).
W3 Schools: Bootstrap Course
This is another thorough online resource with in-depth lessons on the popular framework. One of the bigger benefits of W3Schools is that it contains hundreds of examples which you can try yourself. There is also an online editor which you can edit, code, and click on “view the result” to see how you are doing. Very school-like, the tutorial also includes a quiz that will test your Bootstrap skills once you are done with the tutorial. You can also find five different grid types in this tutorial (stacked, horizontal, small, medium, and large) complete with examples.
Web Design Tuts+: Bootstrap 101
Bootstrap 101 by Tuts+ is an informative guide on the fundamentals of Bootstrap. This is a good resource for those with zero knowledge of Bootstrap and want to learn all the basics. After a basic introduction of the framework, the guide covers seven different topics: Grids, Twiitter Bootstrap version 2.0, the excellent and responsive Bootstrap Navbar, Bootstrap Tabs and Pills, the Sliding Carousel for images and content, how to trim file-sizes to improve website performance/speed, and how to customize your page(s) using colors, typography, and other CSS customizations.
Code a Responsive Website with Twitter Bootstrap 3
Brad Hussey’s video tutorials (uploaded on Youtube) include 26 videos that have over 360,000 views so far. The last video was uploaded on July 2014 which is pretty recent. Brad chose to walk-through Bootstrap 3 which is the latest and most current version of the framework. With his tutorials, he intends to teach viewers how to “learn to hand-code your first responsive website with this popular, free and open-source framework in 3 hours for free”. The tutorial includes HTML, jQuery, CSS, and Photoshop files for you to use for free on your projects.
Bootstrap Complete Course Instruction-The Website Boy
The Website Boy is determined to upload and complete a comprehensive Bootstrap tutorial playlist with amazing and useful tutorials. Up until now he has 25 videos and over 24,000 views updated November, 2014.
I Eat CSS: Bootstrap Tutorial
This tutorial is divided into these sections: Beginner tutorials, Real-time examples, Advanced Tutorials, Bootstrap video tutorials, Evolution of Twitter Bootstrap, Other tutorials (CSS, HTML, Responsive web design, Gumby, Skeleton, etc), and useful resources. The step-by-step, real-time examples are one of the best aspects of this resource. The author demonstrates how to code 3 different end-products with Bootstrap framework: A tourist spots website, a games site, and a social app. After completing the step-by-step procedures on how to code those, you can take a look at images of what the final products should look like and compare them to your own.
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