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Bootstrap Introduction

What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is a powerful front-end framework for faster and easier web development. It includes HTML and CSS based design templates for common user interface components like Typography, Forms, Buttons, Tables, Navigations, Dropdowns, Alerts, Modals, Tabs, Accordion, Carousel and many other as well as optional JavaScript extensions. Bootstrap also gives us ability to create responsive layout with much less efforts. Bootstrap was originally named Twitter BluePrint and was invented by Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton.

Why use Bootstrap?

  • Save lots of time - We can save lots of time and efforts using the Bootstrap predefined design templates and classes and concentrate on other development work.
  • Responsive features - Using Bootstrap we can easily create responsive designs.
  • Consistent design - All Bootstrap components share the same design templates and styles through a central library.
  • Easy to use - Anybody with the basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS can start development with Bootstrap.
  • Compatible with browsers - Bootstrap is created with modern browsers in mind and it is compatible with all modern browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Opera.
  • Open-Source - It is completely free to download and use.

What Bootstrap Package includes?

  • Scaffolding - It provides the basic knowledge about style sheets with a basic grid structure.
  • CSS - BootStrap comes with a feature of global css settings, fundamental HTML elements styled and enhanced with extensible classes.
  • Components - BootStrap contains a dozen resuable components built to provide iconography, navigation, alerts.
  • Java Script Plugins - It contains over a dozen custom jQuery plugins.
  • Customize - We can customize BootStrap's components, less variables and jQuery plugins to get your own version.
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