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Pragmatic Guide to Sass by Michael Lintorn Catlin, Hampton Catlin

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Part 4Blueprint CSS

Remember how we used Compass to shortcut some cross-browser issues? Compass also helped with mixins for various tasks, such as shortening text or making a list a bit more exciting.

Blueprint is a framework that goes one step further than Compass—it’s an even more extensive set of mixins that allows you to easily design your own site. Blueprint has many more predefined classes that you use when building a site. Take the caps class that we’ll come across in Task 36, Using Predefined Fancy Fonts. All we need to know is the class name, and Blueprint will sort out all the styling aspects of it for us.

The Blueprint website has a downloadable file containing Blueprint.[14] We’re only covering a few aspects of Blueprint, but ...

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