In this project, you’ll get a chance to try out Twitter’s Bootstrap framework by building a site that actually uses it – Newsweek.
- Go to newsweek.com and have a look around.
- Follow the instructions atop the Google Homepage project to set up a Github repository for this project (of course you’ll need to change the title).
- Create a new HTML document.
- Think about all the elements on the page and how they are grouped together.
- Add Bootstrap to your project by following the instructions at GetBootstrap.com. Use the examples on that page as templates for how to organize your page.
- Lay out the basic structure of the page using empty semantic HTML elements that are appropriately sized and which are positioned by using the appropriate Bootstrap classes.
- Set up the top title and navigation bar.
- Work your way down the page by filling in and positioning the additional sections.
- Try resizing the browser to see if it mimics the behavior of the real Newsweek homepage.
- Push your solution to Github.
Send us your solution so we can show others! Submit a link to the Github repo with your files in it by using any of the methods listed on the contributing page. See the Google Homepage project for examples.
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