3 Responsive Website Frameworks to Consider in 2015

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    If you're not using a responsive framework to develop websites you should seriously consider changing course this year. Using a pre-built framework can save you time, help you avoid errors, and lead to a more thorough and better developed site.

    3 Responsive Frameworks to Use For Your Next Website

    Responsive Framework #1 - ZURB Foundation


    ZURB has been designing products since 1998 and Foundation is their answer to advanced responsive front-end development. It's easy to learn and quick to grasp. We use this framework for the bulk of our client projects.

    Responsive Framework #2 - Bootstrap


    Bootstrap is one of the most popular front-end frameworks and originally created by a developer at Twitter in 2010. It contains HTML, CSS, and Javascript elements to rapidly create rich user experiences. We've used this for a few custom applications because of its thorough, pre-built capabilities. 

    Responsive Framework #3 - Skeleton


    Skeleton is about as simple as it gets. It is a bare bones responsive framework intended for smaller projects or for those that want a non-stuffy starting point. I've used this on a handful of sites - mostly where I'm creating a simple website with only a handful of pages. 

    Last Words on Response Website Frameworks

    There are many other responsive frameworks from which to choose. These are just the three that we have used and recommend. They're worth taking a little time to learn because each can have a nice cozy place in your web development arsenal.

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    About the Author

    Matt Zentz

    Matt Zentz launched Marketpath from a small Broad Ripple bungalow in February 2001 with a focus on custom web application development. He built the first, basic version of a hosted CMS called Webtools and shortly afterward expanded his team and created the first version of Marketpath CMS.

    Matt has worked for a national consulting firm, taught computer programming to high school juniors and seniors , and led the information technology arm of the auxiliary business units at Indiana University.

    Matt graduated from Indiana University in 1999 with a B.S. in Computer Science and has built custom web applications since 1995. Matt is husband to an amazing & supportive wife, has three beautiful children, supreme master to Archimedes (Archie) the dog, and mostly tolerant victim of 2 flying rats (cockateils).

    He coaches various kid sports, enjoys furniture and home renovation projects, and plays guitar and piano. Matt is also active with his church as a parishioner, technical advisor and board member on the festival committee.

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