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Ext JS 4 Web Application Development Cookbook by Stuart Ashworth, Andrew Duncan

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Introduction to SASS

As we have mentioned, SASS is an enhancement to the CSS language that, when compiled, produces CSS style rules ready for inclusion in our websites. By using it we gain access to a huge range of powerful features to make creating CSS styles much quicker, easier, and which will increase the maintainability of your app's styles greatly.

This recipe will be a short introduction to the main syntax and concepts of SASS, which are used within Ext JS' styles. By mastering these basics it will make theming our Ext JS applications a breeze and allow us to customize them with the same levels of flexibility.

Getting ready

This recipe will require SASS and Compass to be set up so we can compile our SASS stylesheets. If you haven't already ...

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