Paperback: 234 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (May 22, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 8 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (69 customer reviews)
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*** Update Oct 23, 2014The book has been updated since I wrote my review below. It has more contents and covers more areas. The part about the progress bar actually helped solved the problem I had been struggling for a while. The explanation on LESS is good too.I gave three stars before. One additional star for the additional contents, and another star for listening to readers' input and improving the book. I like that.---------Pros:It does exactly what it says. It really is step by step. The book guides the web page development starting from scratch and building up to a real web page. (The end result is nice, actually. I like it).Well illustrated, well explained. Very easy to understand. It gets me started to build my own page really quick. Never thought bootstrap is this easy.Cons:It does not cover everything. The book left me wanting more.All in all, It is worth the money. Recommended only if you are completely new to bootstrap.
For a basic Bootstrap 3 book, this one is the most thorough I have found. The explanations are clear, the range of functionality discussed is larger. The text is clean and clear. Start with this one.
You can read this book in one sitting and it will give you a very good feel for Bootstrap. Definitely worth the money, especially in comparison to other much more expensive books.One suggestion and something that I couldn't find within the book, but maybe I just missed it. I had troubles making images responsive, even after trying to override the CSS, and eventually found the solution on stack overflow. I recommend using the "img-responsive" class within your image tags which will do the trick. There might be better ways to do it, but this worked for me. For example,
A very good quick read. I gave it only 4 stars but wish I could do 4 1/2 stars.I learned several things that I did not know and was wondering about. Including using multiple containers and fixing an interesting issue with the grid layouts.It is worth the price!!I gave it only 4 stars because I wish it had a little more content like maybe going over a couple useful controls.But all in all I would recommend this book as a quick getting started guide.
This is an an awesome quick start for Bootstrap v3. Even if you're just learning, you can quickly gain some great tips and information. Note that it's not an 'all-in-one-book' type of reference, but it rather a short book intended to get you up and running quickly. It does that very well.
A very good book for beginners it quickly walks you through basic steps. Download links at end of each chapter as well as the chapter online in case you need to check your results. When going through the sections on LESS you might want to slow down and be sure to read the appendix they refer to and read the chapter carefully all the info you need is there.
I finished the book in couple of hours and go directly to production.However, there so many important topics (such as table handling) missing in the book. Good quick start guide but NOT a full reference.
A concise, "one gulp" intro that covers just enough to get you started. Very well thought out and illustrated. An excellent value.
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