This book is a practical guide rich with information on getting the best out of the boilerplate. Readers follow the expert author through a project of building a music festival site; the tutorials and lessons learned are easily applicable to any website project.
While following a music festival website example, you will install, set up HTML5 Boilerplate and deploy production sites.
First, we will look into how to install HTML5 Boilerplate so you can use it repeatedly to jumpstart your projects, then we will look at structuring your website using the base files. We will use Modernizr and feature detection to dynamically serve different styles and scripts based on support of certain features. We will discover how to best configure our server to provide high performance and security for our website. Finally, we employ the Build Tool to combine files, remove comments and make the site ready for production use.
HTML5 Boilerplate Web Development offers a well-rounded tutorial in expert web development; not just a starting place for web projects. It develops code snippets, links to further resources for and in addition to makes you understand the nuances of HTML5 Boilerplate.