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Mastering PostCSS for Web Design by Alex Libby

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Chapter 5. Managing Colors, Images, and Fonts

A website isn't a great website without some form of color, imagery, or fonts—a mix of these will add interest, express content more clearly where words might be insufficient, and generally help maintain visitor engagement.

Users of existing preprocessors will of course be familiar with libraries such as the Compass authoring framework for SASS from http://www.compass-style.org; what if we could produce similar effects, but much faster, and without the need for dependencies? No problem, with PostCSS, we can pick and choose which plugins are needed for our site, and begin to build up a processor that suits our needs. We will cover a number of topics throughout this chapter, which will include:

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