SASS Tutorial

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Not really sure how to intro this one, so just going to jump right to the point…I made a mixin to gradually change the background color of elements based off nth-child. It’s kind of a neat trick is you have a long list of links or categories that you want to change colors as it grows. Let’s take a looksie… Read More

SASS Tutorial

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Let’s get “gridy”. I’ve seen countless SASS mixins to make your life easier when dealing with grids, but I have an issue with most of these mixins I come across. Most of them work great, as they should, but the code can get quite complex and very hard for someone completely foreign to the code to just jump right in to it.

I propose that we use the power of SASS more responsibly and write code that others can easily follow and implement into their projects without any headaches. Now, that doesn’t mean you can’t still produce some awesome, useful code. I’m just suggesting that during your approach, identify a single problem and tackle it. Read More

SASS Tutorial

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I’m always in search of better ways to improve my workflow and anything that can help my CSS be more consistent and easy to manage. My biggest kick lately, is coming up with mixins that help me cut down on writing repetitive CSS. One of my biggest issues were buttons and when I started to really think about it, there is just a laundry list of things that are a pain with writing buttons. Each button needs a hover and active state. Is each hover consistent with the rest of the hovers, whether it be the lightening/darkening of a color, box shadow, border, etc. There are so many possibilities for hover and active states when it comes to buttons.
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