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Bootstrap 4 Introduction – What’s New

Bootstrap is a well-known and essential platform for web developers and front-end developers. Currently, the latest version of Bootstrap is v3.3.6. The Bootstrap project has stepped into their fourth birthday on 19th August 2015 and on the same day they have announced the upcoming version of Bootstrap 4.

Currently, it’s in the alpha stage and the source code is available in a GIT branch for forks. They have not declared the final release date of Bootstrap 4 yet. However, there is a predeclared development plan of having a few “alpha” releases, then two “beta” and two “RCs” (release candidates), and then the final version will be released.

Importantly, they have also announced that, unlike withdrawing further support for v2.x after the release of v3.0, which was a mistake, they will continue the support for v3.x after the release of Bootstrap 4.

Update 12th May 2020:

The team has released the latest stable version Bootstrap 4 (v4.5.0) today.

There are major changes that have been made in Bootstrap 4 and it is a rewrite of almost the entire project. Very old browser support has been dropped, moved from LESS to SCSS, switched from the px unit system to the em based unit system, some components have been dropped, and some new components have been added. Let’s see what are the changes and new features in Bootstrap 4.

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Why you should try Google Chrome Canary

Google Chrome Canary – Get on the bleeding edge of the web

Google Chrome Canary is a likewise early dev channel of Google’s flagship browser Chrome. It is a frequently updated experimental build and has the newest of the new Chrome features.

You may know that many software has multiple dev and beta releases before a stable version release. This is to have it tested by the early adopters. They provide feedback and test reports after using it. Then after eliminating almost all the bugs, the stable version is released.

Google Chrome Canary is the most early one of the four versions of Google Chrome: Canary, dev, beta, and stable. Google Chrome Canary is purely meant for the developers and designers and the early adopters. The most attractive part is you can have both the Canary and Stable Chrome version installed on your system side-by-side. That opens the option for many users to use both the dev and stable channels.

You can download it from its official page.

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Web Design Trends 2014

Web design can not be rephrased as website design now a days. This particular term involves many techniques and set of skills. This includes HTML and CSS coding, graphic design, etc. along with some other specific technology. This is a continuously emerging and improving area of web development. Web design trends change very frequently to deliver the best and most friendly environment that benefits to the end user experience.

As the year 2014 is already near to its last quarter, it’s a good time to review the web design trends 2014 has. Web designers had a great time till now with lots of new ideas. Some of the ideas didn’t worked well, some of them really made a big impact in designing techniques, some of them still getting polished and refined by designers worldwide. Typically what happens, the ideas and techniques that delivers better impact to end user experience remains in the market, while the other gets sunk after a period of time. That’s why it’s called trends 🙂

So let’s review what web design trends 2014 we have so far.