Introducing LESS

If we've worked with style sheets within the last few years, there's no chance we won't have heard of LESS; however, for the sake of those who didn't, let's take a few words to talk about it. Before getting to that, though, we must briefly introduce the concepts of style sheet language and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).


This paragraph is mostly aimed at those who have never used LESS before. If you have some experience with LESS already or feel like you don't need to know anything else about why we're going to use it, you might as well skip it entirely and jump to the next paragraph: Install and Configure LESS.

Style sheet languages

A style sheet language, also known as style language, is a programming language used to define the ...

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