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9. Speeding Up Workflow: CSS Libraries and Frameworks

Sam Hampton-Smith

(1)Elgin, Morayshire, UK

Working in web design involves a lot of repetition: although every page is unique, much of the underlying code relies on the same core principles and building blocks. The layout modules that CSS3 introduces offer a tidy solution for lots of different layout paradigms, but they can be unnecessarily complex when you’re crafting essentially the same layout over and over. How do you reduce the time and complexity overhead when working with core building blocks? By using CSS libraries and frameworks, you can simplify the layout process, abstracting some of ...

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