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Chapter 4Beautifying with Bootstrap


“When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”

 --Steve Jobs


As a budding server-side engineer, your primary job is to make your application fast, make it work, and make it scalable. Making it pretty is generally outside of your job description. Nonetheless, there are now frameworks and toolkits available to make your web pages very presentable, even if they lack the final polish ...

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