Bootstrap download, visual studio 2013

Q1: Do I need to download bootstrap with my vs2013 development (desktop development use)?

Q2: With the link scripts below, do I still need to download bootstrap?
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.2.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="http://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.2.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>

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Q3: are there any advantages downloading over use of link scripts in working with bootstrap?

Q4: How bootstrap is downloaded for vs2013 (do I need to use NuGet Package Manager)?
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperAsked:
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Q1: Not sure I understand what you're asking. Do you need to? Only if you plan on using it. Must you download it in order to be able to use it? Well you could use a CDN like you're doing in y our snippet. The only difference is the source from where the client (i.e. your web browser) pulls the file from.

Q2: No. You're using a CDN (content delivery network). The <script> tag tells the browser to fetch BS from that specific location. It should then be cached in your browser.

Q3: Downloading the file to your server just means that clients that connect to your page will be pulling down their own copy of the file from your server and not someone else's (like the aforementioned CDN). CDNs have the benefit of redundancy. CDNs often have multiple servers spead across a wide geographic area. This means your files are served faster to end-users because there's less wire to traverse. If you only have your server, then your files will take longer to get to people on the other side of the world from you.

Q4: Do you need to? No, but NuGet does make it quite easy to install. Bootstrap is part CSS and part Javascript. Using the NuGet package gives you both in one shot.
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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