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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By : Ajdin Imsirovic
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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By: Ajdin Imsirovic

Overview of this book

Bootstrap, one of the most popular front-end frameworks, is perfectly built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages. It supports responsive design by dynamically adjusting your web page layout. Bootstrap 4 is a major update with many impressive changes that greatly enhance the end results produced by Bootstrap. This cookbook is a collection of great recipes that show you how to use all the latest features of Bootstrap to build compelling UIs. This book is using the most up-to-date version of Bootstrap 4 in all its chapters. First off, you will be shown how you can leverage the latest core features of Bootstrap 4 to create stunning web pages and responsive media. You will gradually move on to extending Bootstrap 4 with the help of plugins to build highly customized and powerful UIs. By the end of this book, you will know how to leverage, extend, and integrate bootstrap to achieve optimal results for your web projects.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Allowing users to easily add dates to your input fields with jQuery UI Datepicker

In this recipe, we will use jQuery UI and its excellent Datepicker. This is a mature and stable library, but there is one caveat to have in mind, that is, there are no styles compatible with Bootstrap 4.

Thus, the task for this recipe is to make the jQuery UI's Datepicker widget work with Bootstrap 4. This task mostly has to do with CSS. The official jQuery UI documentation for the Datepicker widget is available at

How to do it…

  1. Reference the recipe specific SCSS file, recipe06-07.scss, on top of main.scss. After this addition, main.scss should now look as follows:
@import "recipe06-07.scss"; 

@import "./bower_components/bootstrap/scss/bootstrap.scss";
@import "./bower_components/bootstrap/scss/_mixins.scss";
@import "./bower_components/font-awesome/scss/font-awesome.scss";
@import "./bower_components/hover/scss/hover.scss";
  1. Next, open the SCSS file you imported in the preceding...