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What has changed in Bootstrap 4?

By Ollie Reardon 21st November 2016


As Bootstrap 4 introduced some new welcomed features, it also has made some refinements to previous Bootstrap components. Base font size change To improve readability the base font size in Bootstrap 3, ~14px, has been bumped up to ~16px. Dropped support To help reduce page bloat and to aid Bootstrap maintainers with the codebase, there have been several components that have been dropped from Bootstrap 4 LESS SASS is the pre-proc...

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New features added in Bootstrap 4

By Ollie Reardon 28th October 2016


While Bootstrap 4 has polished up on the features of the previous major release, Bootstrap 3, several new features have been introduced to keep Bootstrap a solid, modern front-end web framework. XL Columns There is a new column breakpoint introduced in Bootstrap 4, Extra Large! Currently the Bootstrap 4 columns are as follows: Size Pixels Extra Small (col-xs) <576px Small (col-sm) >576px Medium (col-md) >768px Large (col-lg) >9...

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Rapid Web’s Open Source Contributions 2015

By Jordan Hall 7th January 2016


In 2015, Rapid Web made a commitment to increase their contributions to the open source community. We therefore started several open source projects. This post will go over some of the most interesting open source contributions we made last year. Direct Share Buttons Including large amounts of external JavaScript and 3rd party code for all the various social media sites can be a pain. They can slow down the loading and rendering of your webpage...

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Slick Wallet for Bitcoin – Node Webkit in practice

By Jordan Hall 19th May 2014


As a developer, I have plenty of outside interests surrounding new technology. One of these major interests is Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency. I've written about Bitcoin several times so far on this blog, including why you should accept bitcoins on your e-commerce website and using the BitPay payment gateway to actually take payments with Bitcoin. An interesting project I'd heard about recently is Node Webkit. Node Webkit is a freely available, ope...

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