Sass and Compass in Action is the definitive guide to stylesheet authoring using these two revolutionary tools. Written for both designers and developers, this book demonstrates the power of both Sass and Compass through a series of examples that address common pain points associated with traditional stylesheet authoring. The book begins with simple topics such as CSS resets and moves on to more involved topics such as grid frameworks and CSS3 vendor implementation differences.
About this Book
For 15 years, we’ve been using CSS to patiently paint the web by hand. No more! Sass and Compass add scripting and a library of components to standard CSS so you can simplify stylesheet authoring, automate tedious tasks, and add dynamic styling features to your pages. Think of Sass and Compass as power tools that allow you to paint with remarkable speed and precision.
Sass and Compass in Action is a hands-on guide to stylesheet authoring using these two revolutionary tools. This practical book shows you how to eliminate common CSS pain points and concentrate on making your pages pop. You’ll begin with simple topics like CSS resets and then progress to more substantial challenges like building a personal stylesheet framework to bundle and reuse your own approaches and opinions.
CSS for desktop and mobile web apps
Loaded with examples and reusable techniques
Authors are Sass and Compass creators and core team members
About the Authors
Wynn Netherland is a full stack web developer who cohosts The Changelog Podcast. Chris Eppstein is the creator of Compass and a member of the Sass core team. Brandon Mathis is a passionate professional web designer with deep Sass skills. Nathan Weizenbaum is the creator and lead developer of Sass.
Table of Contents
- Brief Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- About this Book
- About the Authors
- About the Cover Illustration
- Part 1. Getting acquainted with Sass and Compass
- Part 2. Using Sass and Compass in practice
- Part 3. Tuning for production
- Part 4. Advanced Sass and Compass
- Appendix A. Installing Sass and Compass
- Appendix B. Getting started with Compass
- Appendix C. The Sass syntaxes
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Listings
- Title: Sass and Compass in Action
- Release date: July 2013
- Publisher(s): Manning Publications
- ISBN: 9781617290145