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 developer 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
- What Is Responsive Web Design
- What Is Bootstrap, Why We Use It?
- Reusable Project Template
- Creating The Introduction Section
- Creating A Single Page Section
- Creating A Contact Us Section
- Creating The Blog Posts Homepage
- Creating The Individual Post Page
- Adding A Sidebar To Social Network
- Creating The Homepage In Our Social Network
- Creating The User’s Profile Page
- Displaying Thumbnails Of Our Photos
- Opening Images Using A Light Box
About the Author
Frahaan Hussain is a young programmer who contributes to the community in many ways, this book is the latest. He runs his own company, Sonar Systems, which is a world leader in online educational content. Sonar Systems has created many open source frameworks including Cocos Helper and PHP Web Framework to assist developers worldwide. Plus the company specializes in game development as well as app publishing. He has a degree in computer games programming and has developed many websites for a wide range of clients, making him fully aware of the development lifecycle and the practical needs of the developer. He has worked for Accenture, which is the world’s largest consultancy firm.