Chapter 1. Sass and Compass make stylesheets fun again

This chapter covers

  • Getting started with Sass and dynamic stylesheets
  • Writing stylesheets more efficiently with Sass features
  • A quick introduction to Compass
  • Compass solutions to real-world stylesheet challenges

Sass is an extension of CSS3 that helps you create better stylesheets with less effort. Sass frees you from repetition and gives you tools to be creative. Since you can implement changes much faster, you’ll be free to take risks in your designs. Your stylesheets will be able to keep pace with changing colors and changing HTML markup, all the while producing standards-based CSS you can use in any environment. The Sass processor is written in Ruby, but unless you want to hack ...

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