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Challenge: Working with grids

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Video: Challenge: Working with grids

So, now that you know everything about Bootstrap's grid system, it's time for a challenge. So, here's what I would like for you to do. I'm going to give you an unstyled HTML document inside of your exercise files folder, and I would like you to. Make it look like something on the page deploying a grid system, so that the information that's there makes some kind of sense. Make sure that your source is in the right order, we talked a lot about source ordering and making sure that things are in the correct order to work with search engines.

Challenge: Working with grids

So, now that you know everything about Bootstrap's grid system, it's time for a challenge. So, here's what I would like for you to do. I'm going to give you an unstyled HTML document inside of your exercise files folder, and I would like you to. Make it look like something on the page deploying a grid system, so that the information that's there makes some kind of sense. Make sure that your source is in the right order, we talked a lot about source ordering and making sure that things are in the correct order to work with search engines.

And how you can change that source ordering using some of Bootstrap's classes to make sure that it still displays on the page the way you want. So make sure that the source is in the right order. And I'd like you to try experimenting with things. Like nesting the grids, offsets, or the jumbotron. To make this page look a little bit better. Anything else would be just great. So to show you what this is going to look like, if you open up your file 02_07.html and right click anywhere on the page and choose Open in browser, this is what your webpage is going to look like to start with.

You got a cute little puppy dog here, aww, with a whole bunch of services here. It's talking about what they specialize in. Then we have a bunch of text that talks about their extensive experience, and then we have some pictures of vets with little bios after them. So that is your starting file and you're going to try to make it beautiful. I estimate this is going to take you about ten minutes or so. Give or take a little bit to go ahead and lay this page out and I'll show you 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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