Beginning CSS Preprocessors

With Sass, Compass, and Less

  • Authors
  • Anirudh Prabhu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Anirudh Prabhu
    Pages 1-12
  3. Anirudh Prabhu
    Pages 13-34
  4. Anirudh Prabhu
    Pages 35-60
  5. Anirudh Prabhu
    Pages 61-91
  6. Anirudh Prabhu
    Pages 93-137
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 139-142

About this book


Learn how preprocessors can make CSS scalable and easy to maintain. You'll see how to write code in a very clean and scalable manner and use CSS preprocessor features such as variables and looping, which are missing in CSS natively. Reading Beginning CSS Preprocessors will make your life much simpler by showing you how to create reusable chunks of code. In addition to coding enhancements, you’ll also learn to automate processes such as generating image sprites and minifying code.

Beginning CSS Preprocessors is your guide for getting started with CSS preprocessors. This book shows you how to use CSS in your day-to-day work and thus be smart and efficient at writing CSS.

  • What are preprocessors
  • What are the known preprocessor frameworks
  • What are the features of Sass (Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets)
  • What is Compass (COMPrehensive ASSembler)
  • What is Less (Leaner SS)


Cascading Style Sheets SASS LESS Loops and conditions COMPASS

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