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Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Bootstrap books and tutorials can help fill your brain this September and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. Bootstrap (2014)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis book has been designed to help orient you to Bootstrap. By knowing the fundamentals of Bootstrap 3 framework, you will have an easier time making the necessary coding for your website and creating unique layouts for your applications. Bootstrap is considered as a set of tools that can help you design your website or software using uniform methods, source codes, and other aspects of designing that you need to make interesting aspects for application and site use. This book contains some of the fundamental facts that you need…
Author(s): Mike Stevenson

2. Bootstrap in 24 Hours (2015)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfLearn to create great-looking responsive web sites with Bootstrap.In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours helps you use the free and open source Bootstrap framework to quickly build websites that automatically reflect each user’s device and experience, without complex hand crafting. This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to install Bootstrap and quickly build basic sites; extend them with styles, components, and JavaScript plug-ins, and even create sophisticated designs…
Author(s): Jennifer Kyrnin

3. Web Programming with HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, and MySQL (2017)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis is a beginner book. However, it is recommended that you know file extensions, Web URL, and use of major browsers. It was written with college students in mind. This book introduces you to web programming. It covers HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, and MySQL at the beginner level. There are many good books and websites on Web Programming. This book is unique for two reasons: 1) It focuses on solving the business problems instead of explaining…
Author(s): Larry Sanchez

4. ASP.NET MVC 5 with Bootstrap and Knockout.js (2015)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfBring dynamic server-side web content and responsive web design together to build websites that work and display well on any resolution, desktop or mobile. With this practical book, you’ll learn how by combining the ASP.NET MVC server-side language, the Bootstrap front-end framework, and Knockout.js—the JavaScript implementation of the Model-View-ViewModel pattern. Author Jamie Munro introduces these and other related technologies by having you work with sophisticated web forms. At the end of the book, experienced…
Author(s): Jamie Munro

5. Bootstrap: Responsive Web Development (2013)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfDiscover how easy it is to design killer interfaces and responsive websites with the Bootstrap framework. This practical book gets you started building pages with Bootstrap’s HTML/CSS-based tools and design templates right away. You’ll also learn how to extend your app with interactive features, using its suite of jQuery plugins—often without writing a single line of code.Developed by Twitter and available free from GitHub, Bootstrap supports responsive design by dynamically adjusting your web page layout.
Author(s): Jake Spurlock

6. Vue.js 2 and Bootstrap 4 Web Development (2017)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfLearn how to combine Bootstrap with Vue.js to build responsive web applications.Build applications with a good architecture and clean UI with Vue.js and Bootstrap.Understand Bootstrap components and learn to integrate them with the Vue.js structure.Build, deploy, and test your code with various utility tools provided by Vue.js.This book is for JavaScript programmers who are new to web frameworks and want to start learning it by developing interactive…
Author(s): Olga Filipova

7. Jump Start Bootstrap (2014)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfGet a Jump Start on building applications with Bootstrap today!Originally developed by Twitter, Bootstrap is a framework that making the once-arduous process of crafting fully responsive web designs a breeze! Discover why Bootstrap is fast becoming a favorite tool of top web designers.In just one weekend with this hands-on tutorial, you’ll learn how to:Integrate Bootstrap into your projects;Understand the basic Bootstrap template;Work with Bootstrap’s grid;Customize Bootstrap to work with any project;
Author(s): Syed Fazle Rahman

8. Learning Bootstrap 4 – Second Edition (2016)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfBootstrap, the most popular front-end framework built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages has undergone a major overhaul. Bootstrap 4 introduces a wide range of new features that make front-end web design even simpler and exciting.In this gentle and comprehensive book, we’ll teach you everything that you need to know to start building websites with Bootstrap 4 in a practical way. You’ll learn about build tools such as Node, Grunt…
Author(s): Matt Lambert

9. Step By Step Bootstrap 3 (2014)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfOne of the big challenges in web development is maintaining the site’s compatibility across devices and their various display sizes, from desktop computers to tablets and mobile phones. The last thing we want is to have a website that looks good on a desktop but is painful to navigate on a small display, or looks great on a small screen but appears oddly tiny in the center of a large screen.Ideally the site should have the ability to automatically reorganize itself to provide the optimal viewing experience, in accordance with the size of the display. In short, we want our website to be responsive. This is where Bootstrap 3 comes in handy.
Author(s): Riwanto Megosinarso

10. Complete Bootstrap (2017)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfLearn all the new features and build a set of example applications for your portfolio with the latest version of Bootstrap.Since its debut in August 2011, Bootstrap has become by far the most popular framework for empowering and enhancing frontend web design. With version 4, Bootstrap reaches an exciting new milestone, a lean code base optimized for modern browsers. Bootstrap 4 introduces a wide range of new features that make frontend web design even more simple and exciting.
Author(s): Matt Lambert, Bass Jobsen

11. Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node (2015)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfGetting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node teaches readers how to develop web applications end-to-end using the MEAN stack. You’ll systematically discover each technology in the MEAN stack as you build up an application one layer at a time, just as you’d do in a real project.Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. Traditional web dev stacks use a different programming language in every layer, resulting in a complex mashup of code and frameworks.
Author(s): Simon Holmes

12. Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release) (2015)

 Best Bootstrap Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis Web Edition is available for free with the purchase of the Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release) print book or eBook. A Web Edition is an electronic version of the book that can be accessed with any Internet connection from your account on This Web Edition includes over 10 hours of step-by-step video tutorials and interactive review questions. As Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers, the content of the Web Edition…
Author(s): Jim Maivald

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Best Bootstrap Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Bootstrap books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Zero to Sold: How to Start, Run, and Sell a Bootstrapped Business

Author(s): Arvid Kahl
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2549694

Web Development with Angular and Bootstrap: Embrace responsive web design and build adaptive Angular web applications

Author(s): Sridhar Rao Chivukula; Aki Iskandar
Publisher: PACKT Publishing Limited, Year: 2019, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2506357

Front-end Development with ASP.NET Core, Angular, and Bootstrap

Author(s): Simone Chiaretta
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2189230

CSS Framework Alternatives: Explore Five Lightweight Alternatives to Bootstrap and Foundation with Project Examples

Author(s): Aravind Shenoy, Anirudh Prabhu
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2203067

CSS Framework Alternatives: Explore Five Lightweight Alternatives to Bootstrap and Foundation With Project Examples

Author(s): Aravind Shenoy & Anirudh Prabhu [Shenoy, Aravind & Prabhu, Anirudh]
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2289100

Introducing Bootstrap 4

Author(s): Jorg Krause
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2017, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1600998

Learning Web Development with React and Bootstrap

Author(s): Harmeet Singh, Mehul Bhatt
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1642626

Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap. Powerful, Effective, Efficient, Full-Stack Web Development

Author(s): David B. Copeland
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf, Year: 2017, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1709396

Bootstrap 4 – Responsive Web Design

Author(s): Silvio Moreto, Matt Lambert, Benjamin Jakobus, Jason Marah
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 23 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2163569

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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