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Mastering Sass by Luke Watts

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Preface

The Web is moving fast! Since its boom in popularity in the late 90's to the early 2000's, web technology has begun to move at breakneck speed. However, while programming languages such as JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, Python, Java and others were developed to be quite well suited for their purposes on the Web, one of the core languages was holding everyone back…CSS. For almost a decade, developers and web designers had to devise numerous clever hacks and workarounds to make up for the shortcomings of this simple language. That's right! CSS is meant to be simple! A very conscious decision was made to omit variables, functions, loops, and conditional statements from CSS. This was to make it simple for beginners. When the W3C even started to

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