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Sass for Web Designers by Dan Cederholm

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1. Why Sass?

I was a reluctant believer in Sass. I write stylesheets by hand! I don’t need help! And I certainly don’t want to add extra complexity to my workflow. Go away!

That was the thinking anyway. But the reality is that Sass (and other CSS preprocessors) can be a powerful ally—a tool that any style-crafter can easily insert into their daily work. It took me a while to come around, but I’m sure glad that I did.

And that’s the reason I wanted to write this little book. To share how I’ve been able to use Sass to be more efficient, while maintaining the process I’ve become comfortable with from writing CSS for the last ten years. I had many misconceptions about Sass that prevented me from giving it a go, initially. I was worried I’d have to ...

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