Chapter 4. Eliminate the mundane using Compass

This chapter covers

  • Using Compass to reset default browser styles
  • Compass helpers for better typography in your stylesheets
  • Using Compass to create sticky footers, style tables, and floats

Now that we’ve taken a first pass at Sass syntax and looked at how Compass fits into your stylesheet workflow, let’s dive deeper. In this chapter, we’ll look at some everyday easy, yet mundane (read: not fun), tasks and how Compass can save you time and effort while taking advantage of community-vetted approaches. If you haven’t made the jump to dynamic stylesheets and are still writing CSS by hand, you know that certain stylesheet tasks seem like death by a thousand paper cuts. Things like providing a CSS ...

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