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Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC - Second Edition

By : Pieter van der Westhuizen
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Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC - Second Edition

By: Pieter van der Westhuizen

Overview of this book

One of the leading open source frontend frameworks, Bootstrap has undergone a significant change and introduced several features that make designing compelling, next-generation UIs much simpler. Integrating Bootstrap with ASP.NET's powerful components can further enhance its capabilities. This book guides you through the process of creating an ASP.NET MVC website from scratch using Bootstrap. After a primer on the fundamentals of Bootstrap, you will learn your way around and create a new ASP.NET MVC project in Visual Studio. You will move on to learn about the various Bootstrap components as well as techniques to include them in your own projects. The book includes practical examples to show you how to use open-source plugins with Bootstrap and ASP.NET MVC and guides you through building an ASP.NET MVC website using Bootstrap, utilizing layout and user-interface components. At the end of this book, you will find some valuable tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Bootstrap-integrated and ASP.NET MVC-integrated website.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Bootstrap for ASP.NET MVC Second Edition
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Working with prebuilt HTML templates

It is a well-known fact that most developers are not necessarily good designers. We prefer to work on the backend, building great performing and intelligent software, and sometimes, we tend to think of the user interface as an afterthought.

By using a predesigned HTML Bootstrap template, we can give our users an intuitive and well-designed user interface that was designed by a professional designer. If the design was based on Bootstrap, the developer is already familiar with most of the CSS class names, components, and plugins, and does not have to relearn anything.

The Web offers an assortment of free and premium Bootstrap templates. Themeforest ( provides a mind-boggling array of different premium site styles and designs.

With Bootstrap 4, the Bootstrap team also offers official themes, which you can purchase. Each theme provides a full set of tools and examples and can be used as a good starting point for your project.


The Bootstrap...