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CSS Framework Alternatives

Explore Five Lightweight Alternatives to Bootstrap and Foundation with Project Examples

Authors: Shenoy, Aravind, Prabhu, Anirudh

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  • First book on the market to cover Skeleton, Miligram, UI Kit, Material Design Lite, and Susy
  • Demonstrates each framework through an easy-to-follow practical project
  • Written by experienced authors used to distilling concepts to be easily followed by readers
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About this book

Learn how to use lightweight CSS framework alternatives to build intuitive websites. This book presents five project examples that use Skeleton, Miligram, UI Kit, Material Design Lite and Susy. 

This no-nonsense introduction will help you understand the concept of designing interactive websites using these frameworks with ease. Each framework is demonstrated through a practical project in an easy-to-understand manner. 
Web design is streamlined nowadays thanks to CSS frameworks and, although Bootstrap and Foundation rule the roost with web design, you don't need an exhaustive framework like these for smaller websites.You'll get a glimpse into additional front-end frameworks which basically are pre-prepared packages containing structure of files and folders of HTML and CSS documents (some with JavaScript functions) that help designers and developers build interactive and immersive websites. 
What You'll Learn

  • Delve deeper into the world of CSS designs 
  • Create interactive and immersive webpages with UI Kit, Material Design Life, and Susy
  • Build a landing webpage with Skeleton  
  • Design a product page for a Secure VPN product with Milligram 

Who This Book Is For

Readers who are familiar with basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and experienced web designers who aren’t familiar with frameworks other than Bootstrap or Foundation.

About the authors

A Senior Technical writer by profession, Aravind Shenoy's core interests are Technical Writing, Content Writing, Content Development, Web Design, and Business Analysis. He was born and raised in Mumbai and resides there. A music buff - he loves listening to Rock n' Roll & Rap. Oasis, R.E.M, The Doors, Dire Straits, Coldplay, Jimi Hendrix, U2, Guns n’ Roses and Michael Jackson rule his playlists. An engineering graduate from the Manipal Institute of Technology and an author of several books, he is a keen learner and always believes that there is always a steep learning curve as Life is all about learning. In summary, as he quips “The most important thing is to be happy - it’s all that matters. After all, we are here for a good time, not a long time".

Anirudh Prabhu is a UI Developer with more than 7 years of experience. He specializes in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Sass, LESS, Twitter Bootstrap. He has been involved in building training materiala for HTML, CSS and jQuery for twenty19 which is portal for providing training for freshers / interns, and has authored “Introducing Materialize,” "Introducing SEO,” and “Beginning CSS Preprocessors” for Apress. 

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Choosing Lightweight Frameworks for Intuitive Web Design

    Shenoy, Aravind (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Building a Landing Page with Skeleton

    Shenoy, Aravind (et al.)

    Pages 15-40

  • Building a Product Page with Milligram

    Shenoy, Aravind (et al.)

    Pages 41-68

  • Introducing UIkit

    Shenoy, Aravind (et al.)

    Pages 69-106

  • Material Design Lite Explained

    Shenoy, Aravind (et al.)

    Pages 107-151

Buy this book

eBook £13.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3399-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover £17.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3398-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
CSS Framework Alternatives
Book Subtitle
Explore Five Lightweight Alternatives to Bootstrap and Foundation with Project Examples
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Aravind Shenoy and Anirudh Prabhu
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3399-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3399-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3398-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 171
Number of Illustrations and Tables
74 b/w illustrations
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