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Building your own css framework


What do you guys think about writing your own css framework instead of using ones like: Skeleton, Bootstraps, 960Grid, etc.

Is there a very basic grid system out there that doesn't style buttons, forms, etc, but just resets the browser and gives you grids.

3 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

You can use:

  • Normalize.css
  • HTML5 Boilerplate
  • Golden Grid System

Normalize will reset http://necolas.github.io/normalize.css/

I guess you can then choose your preferred grid system and combine them

Thanks guys, I figured to use the normalize.css. I'll check out the Golden Grid System though, James.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

The 3 assets I listed each do different things, you don't need to use a grid system you can work out the math to make your own grids as is the done in the Build a Responsive Web Site course.

James, thank you for your help.