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Pragmatic Guide to Sass by Michael Lintorn Catlin, Hampton Catlin

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Welcome to the Pragmatic Guide to Sass. Sass (Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets) enables you to do amazing things with your style sheets, helping you describe how HTML is laid out on a web page. Sass is an alternative way of writing CSS.

“What’s wrong with regular ol’ CSS?” we hear you cry. The fact is that CSS, with all its power and elegance, is missing some crucial, simple elements that other types of development take for granted. CSS can also be a bit complicated to read: Sass fixes that.

Most programmers are familiar with the concept of DRYDon’t Repeat Yourself. It saves time and effort when writing code. A core philosophy of Sass is to reduce repetition in style sheets, and we’ll be coming back to DRY a few times throughout ...

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