O'Reilly logo

Instant SASS CSS How-to by Alex Libby

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Downloading and installing Compass (Should know)

So far, we've had a look at how to write our own mixins, as well as importing and using pre-written mixin libraries. We should not forget the most popular mixin library that is available for use with SASS though, which is Compass. We're going to turn our focus to installing support for it, as part of the next recipe.

Getting ready

For this recipe, all you will need is a command prompt.

How to do it...

  1. Let's get started by firing up a command prompt, and entering the following command:
    gem install compass

    You should see the following screenshot:

    How to do it...
  2. That's all – it's very easy! Sorry to disappoint you if you ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required