After covering some under the hood plumbing improvements with ngrx state management in the previous chapter, it's finally time to polish this app to improve it's overall look and feel. The timing of styling is completely up to your flow of development, and oftentimes, we like to polish as we go. In this book, we chose to avoid intermixing polishing via CSS with feature development to keep the concepts more focused. However, now that we're here, we couldn't be more excited about getting that nice look on our app.
Since standard CSS can become burdensome to maintain as styling grows, we will integrate SASS for help. In fact, we will utilize a community plugin developed by the man who helped come up with the NativeScript brand name itself, Todd Anglin.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Integrating SASS into your app
- Best practices when building the core theme's SASS setup
- Building a scalable styling setup to maximize style reuse across iOS and Android...