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Different CSS framework with Treebook

Has anyone completed the Ruby on Rails "Treebook" course except by using a different CSS framework? What was the result? Would you say it was better than using Twitter Bootstrap? Was it easier/harder?

4 Answers

James White
James White
6,159 Points

I haven't used anything different but I've been considering playing around with Foundation.

I sort of want to use Groundwork. I'm just too sure about implementing simple_form into it. I wouldn't imagine it'd be too hard but it will take a bit of trial and error to get it up and running

Alexander Smith
Alexander Smith
2,769 Points

Any CSS framework(or no framework) should go fine with the ruby on rails course. Remember the CSS and HTML is just the displaying of the content. Ruby just allows you to create dynamic sites where you don't always have to hand edit the html of the page.

I'm not saying you aren't going to have to figure some things out based on your framework of choice but it shouldn't make the RoR part any harder.

My CSS framework of choice is Amazium. It's got a lot of the useful features but doesn't go overboard and have a default style for every little thing any site might need.

I keep on wanting to use another framework but I always come back to Twitter Bootstrap because it has such great documentation. Groundwork (which I mentioned earlier), doesnt. If I had the time I would write some documentation and send it as a pull request