Bootstrap is a toolkit from Twitter designed to kick start development of web apps and sites. It includes base CSS and HTML for typography, forms, buttons, tables, grids, navigation, and more. Bootstrap is tested and supported in major modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Firefox. Engineers at Twitter have historically used almost any library they were familiar with to meet front-end requirements. Bootstrap began as an answer to the challenges that presented. With the help of many awesome folks, Bootstrap has grown significantly.
What is it Bootstrap Framework?
Bootstrap Framework is Open-source front-end toolkit HTML, CSS, and now JS Super small footprint (CSS is ~7kb) Supported in IE7 and up Designed as a complete style guide Boatload of design patterns Built on Less CSS.
Bootstrap Framework included with:
- Global styles for the body to reset type and background, link styles, grid system, and two simple layouts.
- Base CSS of Bootstrap Framework
- Styles for common HTML elements like typography, code, tables, forms, and buttons. Also includes Glyphicons, a great little icon set.
- Bootstrap Framework Components
- Basic styles for common interface components like tabs and pills, navbar, alerts, page headers, and more.