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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

Making the simplest possible jQuery plugin

In this recipe, we will create the simplest possible Bootstrap plugin, with just the most basic functionality. The intention of having such a recipe in this book is to clarify the core principles of extending Bootstrap 4 via jQuery plugins as a starting point for more complex code.

Getting ready

To get ready, you can review the completed recipe by running harp server in the chapter7/complete folder, and navigate to localhost:9000/recipe07-01. The result you see should be a simple web page, with a navbar, a heading, and a paragraph.

After previewing the result we are trying to achieve, navigate to the chapter7/start folder and open the _js.ejs, _nav.ejs, _recipe-07-01-js.ejs files in the app/partial folder. Also, one level up, in the root of the app folder, open the file titled recipe07-01.ejs.

How to do it…

  1. Open the currently blank _recipe07-01-js.ejs and paste the code as follows:
// Step 1: Add an IIFE
(function($) {
  // step 2 code goes here