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Sass and Compass Designer's Cookbook

By : Bass Jobsen, Stuart Robson
Book Image

Sass and Compass Designer's Cookbook

By: Bass Jobsen, Stuart Robson

Overview of this book

Sass and Compass Designer's Cookbook helps you to get most out of CSS3 and harness its benefits to create engaging and receptive applications. This book will help you develop faster and reduce the maintenance time for your web development projects by using Sass and Compass. You will learn how to use with CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation and understand how to use other libraries of pre-built mixins. You will also learn setting up a development environment with Gulp. This book guides you through all the concepts and gives you practical examples for full understanding.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Sass and Compass Designer's Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers


Ruby on Rails, or simply Rails, is a web application framework written in Ruby under MIT license. Rails 3.1 introduced Sass as the standard CSS preprocessor. In this chapter, you will learn how to build web applications with Rails and Sass. You do not have to create all your Sass (SCSS) from scratch because you can integrate other frameworks and libraries into your work flow.

In this chapter, you can read how to add Compass, Bourbon, Bootstrap, Susy, and Foundation on your Rails setup.

You can perform the recipes in the chapter without having any prior experience with Rails.

In this chapter, Ruby Gems are used to integrate CSS and mixins frameworks into your Ruby on Rails applications. These Gems can also be used with Compass; also read the Maintaining your applications with Compass and Using Bootstrap with Compass recipes of Chapter 6, Using Compass. You require the library in your config.rb file as follows:

require '{library}';