Quick Guide to Bootstrap for Building Responsive Websites


The legacy of Twitter will be twofold. First is the bastardization of keyword tagging with hashtags now ubiquitous in almost all social media platforms and even some business applications. The other is Bootstrap, an open source front end framework widely used for building responsive websites. Bootstrap takes care of the legwork involved in developing websites that are compatible across devices and screen resolutions. The framework may seem daunting at first with all of its specific rules and conventions, but once you get a grasp of how things work it becomes a very effective tool. Here is a quick guide to get you started […]

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Media Queries and Viewport Metadata for a Responsive Website

Web browsing on smartphones climbed dramatically after the original iPhone was introduced in 2007. The iPhone was revolutionary because it was the first phone that displayed websites decently. People used finger gestures to zoom in and out to read text on a website. But navigating full websites by zooming in and out became a nuisance. It was only a matter of time before smartphones needed smarter websites. The concept of responsive web design is to create website layouts that accommodate multiple device sizes ranging from desktop computers to smartphones and everything in between. By utilizing a fluid grid system responsive […]

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