Bootstrap Framework


I'm in the process of designing / building a new admin / type website.

I was hoping to use an existing framework for the html / css front end.

Is Bootstrap ( still the leading front end framework out there?

Thanks in advance for your help
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Boot strap is really hot right now and definatley a leading framework. Just google bootstrap themes etc and you will find some  stunning sites
oo7mlAuthor Commented:
Cool, my only worry is that it might be too bloated.

Can you recommend any good resources / books / videos for getting started with it, thanks again.
Well you have the w3 ones which are good and comprehensive

But I always prefer Youtube, theres tons on there. Not sure if do any.

As for bloatness, yeah they have a lot behind them, but gzip on the server etc helps with this. We have sites with bootstrap themes and they are very fast
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Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
There are lot of free/paid templates/themes available to learn/implement for your projects.

I use this site for free templates
Bootstrap is the dominant responsive framework, have a read of my article here

Yes it can be bloated, but if you are using a cdn for the files it's not much to worry about
There is a plugin for FF called DustMe, create a sitemap of your site, open up DustMe and it will create a stripped version of the css containing only the classes you use.

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oo7mlAuthor Commented:
Great, thanks for all the help.

I'll start reading that article now.

What is te difference between the two downloads on the Bootstrap website?
Do you mean this

It just lets you omit anything you don't need from the css, ergo a smaller file.
If you are just starting then go for the full download so you can play around with the various elements.
oo7mlAuthor Commented:
That's cool... but sorry no i was referring to the options here:
First link is standard CSS, second and third are LESS and SASS which are CSS precompilers (just google them)
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