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Challenge: Working with grids


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Up and Running with Bootstrap 3

with Jen Kramer

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.
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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. 43m 46s
    1. Exploring Bootstrap's grid system
      9m 10s
    2. Creating new rows and cells
      13m 17s
    3. Adjusting column widths using offset
      5m 2s
    4. Changing column order using push and pull
      5m 33s
    5. Nesting columns
      3m 42s
    6. Creating a JumboTron-style layout
      3m 40s
    7. Challenge: Working with grids
      1m 30s
    8. Solution: Working with grids
      1m 52s
  4. 53m 33s
    1. Exploring basic typography: The small and blockquote tags
      4m 28s
    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 40s
    1. Implementing location breadcrumbs
      6m 37s
    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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3h 21m Beginner Oct 07, 2013

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Meet Bootstrap, the one-stop shop for designing sleek, mobile-ready websites with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. It's an open-source, responsive design framework, featuring a grid-based layout system, web-ready icons you can incorporate into your designs, fully functional navigation, and much more. Join Jen Kramer for a quick overview of all of the goodies in Bootstrap, and then learn how to customize the grid, override the CSS to customize your site, and leverage Bootstrap's stylish built-in JavaScript effects. Once you're prepared to test your knowledge, you can take the hands-on challenges offered by Jen.

Topics include:
  • Downloading and installing Bootstrap
  • Understanding the Bootstrap file structure
  • Exploring the 12-column grid
  • Changing column width and order
  • Styling buttons, images, and tables
  • Overriding core CSS
  • Creating a thumbnail gallery
  • Adding JavaScript effects, like dropdown menus, tabs, accordions, and more
Subject:
Web
Software:
Bootstrap
Author:
Jen Kramer

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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Q: I don't see the respond.min.js file at the URL mentioned in the Chapter 1 movie "Adding JavaScript to a Bootstrap HTML file" (https://github.com/scottjehl/Respond). How do I access the file?
A: It appears the respond.js author updated the code or rearranged the file structure. You can find respond.min.js at this URL: https://github.com/scottjehl/Respond/tree/master/dest.
 
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