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Bootstrap is the most favored and dynamically evolving front-end framework.

It became the undeniable leader in web design. It is used and appreciated by millions of programmers across the world. It is hard to find a more effective tool than Bootstrap.

Considering its progressive development and the snowballing upsurge of projects based on this framework, every web designer or developer should at least be familiar with the basics of Bootstrap.

What you are going to create:

Corporate website

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What will you learn:

Together with Bootstrap, you will also learn many other powerful and useful technologies.

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What you should know before you start learning Bootstrap:

Bootstrap requires the basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and basic JavaScript.

If you are not familiar with them, we recommend that you complete our HTML, CSS and JavaScript tutorials before you start the Bootstrap tutorial.

They are short, simple and also free.

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Let’s summarize. So what exactly is Bootstrap?

1. It is a free front-end framework for faster and easier web development.

2. It combines HTML, CSS and JS based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, tables, navigation, modals, image carousels and numerous other components, as well as JavaScript plugins.

3. It provides you with a convenient approach for creating responsive designs.

Why use Bootstrap?

1. It is novice-friendly, so you don’t have to master HTML or CSS before diving into it.

2. Its CSS works perfectly on either phones, tablets or desktops thanks to its responsive features.

3. Its core framework styles are preset to mobile-first approach.

4. All the modern browsers are entirely compatible with Bootstrap (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, and Opera).

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The “Bootstrap Tutorial” that we have prepared for you, will guide you progressively through Bootstrap elements, step by step.

Each lesson is provided with series of practical examples, and each of those examples brings you meaningful web design knowledge.

In this tutorial, you will use our Bootstrap overlay, which provides a marvelous appearance consistent with the standards of Material Design by Google.

The overlay is called Material Design for Bootstrap, and you can get it for free from our website.

If you want to get more excited and see possibilities offered by MDBootstrap, you can read more about it here:

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…or you can jump directly into the tutorial and start to create some amazing things right now!

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Michal Szymanski
Co-Founder at MDBootstrap. Entrepreneur, web developer, UI/UX designer, marketing analyst. Dancer and nerd in one.