Develop mobile-first and adaptive websites that provide the best user experience for a wide range of devices
- Rapidly develop and prototype responsive websites by leveraging the power of Bootstrap
- Practice performance optimization techniques to make your site lighter and faster
- Learn responsive web design and discover how to build mobile-ready websites with ease
Desktop-only websites just aren't good enough anymore. As you enter a future of increasingly diverse browsing methods, you need to know how to build websites that are presentable and will work perfectly with the huge volume of different device sizes and resolutions that are now commercially available. Responsive web design is an answer to the problem of modern web development.
By following the detailed step-by-step instructions, previews, and examples mentioned in this book, you will learn how to build engaging responsive websites and upgrade your skills as a web designer.
With coverage of Responsive Grid System and Bootstrap, you will learn about the most powerful frameworks in responsive web design.
In this book, you will learn how to create a crisp blog page, a beautiful portfolio site, a cool social networking page, and a fun photo gallery. Through each of these projects, you'll learn how to build various elements of a modern responsive website, and also find out which framework works best for your project specifications.
By the end of the book, you will have gained practical skills you need to build real-world websites that are professional, creative and truly responsive.
What you will learn
- Understand what responsive design is, and why it's vital for modern web development
- Customize and extend responsive design frameworks
- Create adaptable templates for all future projects
- Build a semantic website structure with HTML5 elements
- Determine a responsive website persona with CSS3
- Learn how to decide which framework best suits your project specification
- Implement a plethora of Bootstrap features in your websites
Who This Book Is For
If you are a web developers interested in incorporating responsive web designs in your websites, then this book is for you. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, and command lines, though not essential, will help you get the most out of this book.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. What Is Responsive Web Design
Chapter 2. What Is Bootstrap, Why We Use It?
Chapter 3. Reusable Project Template
Chapter 4. Creating The Introduction Section
Chapter 5. Creating A Single Page Section
Chapter 6. Creating A Contact Us Section
Chapter 7. Creating The Blog Posts Homepage
Chapter 8. Creating The Individual Post Page
Chapter 9. Adding A Sidebar To Social Network
Chapter 10. Creating The Homepage In Our Social Network
Chapter 11. Creating The User’s Profile Page
Chapter 12. Displaying Thumbnails Of Our Photos
Chapter 13. Opening Images Using A Light Box