A quick-start guide to developing beautiful web applications with the Bootstrap toolkit and Rails framework
Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it's known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. Bootstrap is typically used in Rails applications to design websites and create themes because it comes loaded with predesigned CSS and HTML templates.
The book starts by taking you through web application development in Rails. It teaches you how to set up the Bootstrap framework, and will showcase the true power of your Rails app using Bootstrap's grid system. You will learn about other Bootstrap components and move on to work with modals and carousels. It concludes with the opportunity to test your skills by creating a shopping cart using Bootstrap modals.
What You Will Learn
Discover how to use Bootstrap in a Ruby on Rails environment
Use advanced components and plugins from Bootstrap in Rails applications
Create navigation bars to enable navigation between different views
Understand Bootstrap's grid system and create page layouts
Use Bootstrap's typography, buttons, and images in a Rails application
Design a dummy shopping cart Rails application using Bootstrap
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