Web Highlights #7Everyday I'm reading or watching something which I find helpful. Normally I bookmark those things, but at the end I have dozen of folders and subfolders which I never check. So, I decided to make such blog post where I'll share valuable things in the net.
SASS: differences between mixins, extends and placeholders
I used LESS a lot. These days I decided to try SASS and to be honest it's a better choice for CSS preprocessor. It just gives me more functionalities and better control on my code. There are few instruments for architecting your CSS logic - @mixin, @extend and placeholders. However there are differences between them and specific use cases.
Two handy and advanced SASS features and their limitations
I really like SASS and I use it a lot in my daily job. There are tons of useful features. However there are some things which I want to do, but I can't. There are limitation in the syntax and missing functionalities. Sharing what I found, I want to know if you meet those limitation and how you get around them.
Sweating the small stuff: recreating subtle design details using Sass by Tim HettlerTim Hettler shows how to convert a beautiful button made in Photoshop to pure CSS. It looks that with a little math and SASS a lot of things became possible.
SASS mixins covering media queries
These days I'm working on this little thing. It's a CSS micro framework following atomic concept. My preprocessor of choice is SASS. That's why I wrote several articles on this subject. Today's post is about media queries mixin.
SASS mixin for grid generation
The mixins in SASS are really helpful. Here is something really short which I just start using. It's a mixin which I apply on the grid's container.
SASS: interpolation in a name of variable
I just answered on that question at StackOverflow. That's actually asked a lot last few months.
SASS and Gruntjs (Node.js setting up)