Review: Bootstrap

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As more and more opensource frameworks hit the market, few if any contain documentation on their use. The Bootstrap framework has a great website dedicated to the features and simple use. Most throw code in github and call it a day. For some people, a little instructional help or code example and they will be off and running.

I recently completed Bootstrap written by Jake Spurlock. Full disclosure, I know Jake, but he didn’t ask me to review this book. I’m interested in Bootstrap and was hoping to find a great reference. While I like web based reference material, the difficulty lies in needing to refer to the online documentation while you are learning or need help. Having a copy of this book in hand is worth the price of admission.

There’s nothing earth shattering or mind altering here, but that is a strength I think. Jake walks you through the framework and gives some great examples and potential uses. I rate this book a 4 out of 5, mainly because 5′s mean there is no room for improvement, and everyone should have to stretch. This book should be in your library for sure.

 

* Disclaimer: I was provided a free copy of this book to review.

Thom Allen

Technology, software craftsmanship, opensource, linux, writing, mobile/cloud computing, photography, WordPress junkie, #CIO #CTO, United States Marine, NASCAR

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