Training

SASS & Bootstrap

Course Description

Want to use the Bootstrap framework for your next project but don't know how to get started? This course will guide you through using Bootstrap for the first time to build out page layouts and components. Whether you want to use Bootstrap with Drupal or another CMS, you'll have the base knowledge to create templates and write HTML that takes advantage of Bootstrap. We'll also cover how to use SASS extension language for CSS and how to compile your SASS to CSS.

Note that this course will cover Bootstrap 4.

Learning Objectives

You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:

  • Why to use a CSS frameworks
  • Techniques for implementing a grid system with Bootstrap
  • Bootstrap components - how to create navigation, buttons, and common elements with Bootstrap
  • SASS syntax
  • Compiling SASS to CSS
  • Using Bootstrap documentation and examples
  • Using Bootstrap variables

Syllabus

  • How to add Bootstrap to a project
  • Introduction to the Bootstrap grid system
  • Creating layouts for different devices and screen sizes
  • Building different components with Bootstrap (buttons, navigation, cards)
  • Adding Javascript behaviours with Bootstrap
  • Using SASS to create our stylesheets
  • Compiling SASS to CSS
  • Ensuring that your CSS is performant
  • Making sure that your HTML is accessible

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course?

This course is ideal for anyone familiar with HTML and CSS who wants to expand their front-end development skills and be able to implement Bootstrap-based themes.

FAQ

Blended Online Learning: How it Works

Our blended learning approach mixes the best of both worlds: live online sessions and self-paced complementary learning materials. The core of our online training offering is our expert-led live sessions. In addition, you can always take advantage of our virtual learning platform's training guides and video tutorials as needed. 

Here's what to expect:

  • 👩‍🏫 Interactive sessions over Zoom (twice a week from 2 pm to 4 pm ET)
  • 📺 On-demand videos and virtual exercises to complete in between the sessions
  • 👨‍💻 A one-to-one session with your trainer for personalized support
  • 💬 A dedicated Slack workspace to get real-time answers to your specific questions
  • 🏆 A certificate upon completion

What is the format of live sessions? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. Our live sessions happen twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are 2-hour long (all times are on ET).

How is this different from other courses on the market? Our courses are designed for people who work full-time jobs and need to apply what they learn to real-life projects quickly. Our training includes live learning sessions and offers real-time mentorship from an expert

What are the trainers' credentials? Our courses are delivered by Strategists, Designers and Senior Developers with 10+ years of experience. They're seasoned professionals with real-world projects in a variety of sectors, from small businesses to multinational corporations.

Do I need to install anything on my computer? We’ll give you the necessary instructions and support to work with Drupal locally on your computer for the development courses. If you face restrictions, we’ll provide an alternative remote environment so you can work from your browser.

My organization requires an invoice. Can you provide one? Yes. Contact us before proceeding with payment. We can issue you an invoice with a link to pay via credit card or electronic transfer.

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide custom training for your team. Learn more about our approach to tailoring a custom course or get in touch with us, and we can set up training that fits your needs.

Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund? We can reschedule your ticket to the next available course. Our training program runs twice a year, with a first cohort slated to start in March and the second in September. Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.

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