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Challenge: Tooltips

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Video: Challenge: Tooltips

Now that we've worked with just a little bit of JavaScript inside of Bootstrap, it's time for another challenge. And for this particular challenge, what I'd like for you to do is the following. I'd like you to go to the Bootstrap website and go read the documentation all about Tooltips. And Tooltips, I'll show you what those are in just a moment, but it's when you hover over something on the page, a little bit of text can come up and provide a little bit more context about what that link might pertain to. And this where you can find the documentation about Tooltips, then what I would like for you to do is take some Tooltips and apply it to each of the read more buttons in the web page that I have given you.

Challenge: Tooltips

Now that we've worked with just a little bit of JavaScript inside of Bootstrap, it's time for another challenge. And for this particular challenge, what I'd like for you to do is the following. I'd like you to go to the Bootstrap website and go read the documentation all about Tooltips. And Tooltips, I'll show you what those are in just a moment, but it's when you hover over something on the page, a little bit of text can come up and provide a little bit more context about what that link might pertain to. And this where you can find the documentation about Tooltips, then what I would like for you to do is take some Tooltips and apply it to each of the read more buttons in the web page that I have given you.

So, let's take a look at Bootstrap's documentation. This is getbootstrap.com, I've clicked on JavaScript, followed by Tooltip, and this is the documentation that talks about Tooltips. And, what you can see here, is a few examples of what Tooltips are as you roll over the links in this paragraph, for example. You'll see Tooltips up here. You can also change the directions of those Tooltips. So, we can have Tooltips on the left, the top, the bottom or the right and then you're going to see a little bit about JavaScript. And notice here that there's this table of options that you can have as pertains to your Tooltips.

And what this says here in the description is, you can list these names. As data hyphen something and then include that in your HTML. So, you could say for example data hyphen animation and say true, in order to make that Tooltip fade in or you could say data hyphen animation equals false, to make that Tooltip simply appear and disappear with no faded all on. So there's a number of these options here that you can take a look at. There's an example of the markup, and there's a few JavaScript methods here, if you're feeling ambitious and trying those out.

So I estimate this will take you about ten minutes to complete this particular exercise in trying to add those Tooltips to the website. And I'll show you exactly my solution in the next video.

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Up and Running with Bootstrap 3

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  1. 5m 25s
    1. Welcome
      58s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 19s
    3. Installing Sublime Text 2
      3m 8s
  2. 29m 0s
    1. What is Bootstrap?
      8m 1s
    2. Downloading and unzipping Bootstrap 3
      4m 31s
    3. Examining Bootstrap file structure
      4m 34s
    4. Adding CSS to a Bootstrap HTML file
      4m 35s
    5. Adding JavaScript to a Bootstrap HTML file
      7m 19s
  3. 44m 38s
    1. Exploring Bootstrap's grid system
      9m 10s
    2. Creating new rows and cells
      14m 5s
    3. Adjusting column widths using offset
      5m 2s
    4. Changing column order using push and pull
      5m 34s
    5. Nesting columns
      3m 43s
    6. Creating a JumboTron-style layout
      3m 41s
    7. Challenge: Working with grids
      1m 31s
    8. Solution: Working with grids
      1m 52s
  4. 53m 34s
    1. Exploring basic typography: The small and blockquote tags
      4m 29s
    2. Exploring Bootstrap's responsive classes including .hidden and .visible
      4m 44s
    3. Styling buttons using btn classes
      4m 43s
    4. Styling images with responsiveness and decorative touches
      5m 22s
    5. Incorporating Bootstrap 3 glyph icons
      3m 28s
    6. Creating a thumbnail gallery
      6m 2s
    7. Styling tabular data
      5m 3s
    8. Overriding core CSS with custom styles
      12m 53s
    9. Challenge: Styling panels and callouts
      2m 17s
    10. Solution: Styling panels and callouts
      4m 33s
  5. 27m 41s
    1. Implementing location breadcrumbs
      6m 38s
    2. Using tabs and pills for navigation
      6m 58s
    3. Developing a responsive navigation bar
      9m 9s
    4. Challenge: Modify the "pancake" button
      1m 3s
    5. Solution: Modify the "pancake" button
      3m 53s
  6. 37m 45s
    1. Implementing dropdowns within a navigation bar
      5m 5s
    2. Tabbing within the same page
      15m 45s
    3. Accordion panels with collapse functionality
      11m 37s
    4. Challenge: Tooltips
      1m 59s
    5. Solution: Tooltips
      3m 19s
  7. 3m 0s
    1. Next steps towards advanced Bootstrap
      3m 0s

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