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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

Using multiple & signs to refer to the parent selector more than once

In the Referencing parent selectors with the & sign recipe of this chapter, you can read about how to use the & parent reference for selectors in SassScript. This recipe will show you how to use multiple & parent references.

Getting ready

Read the Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, to find out how to install Ruby Sass. You can use the Ruby Sass compiler to compile the Sass code in this recipe into CSS code.

How to do it...

The following steps will show you that you can use the same parent selector more than once:

  1. Create a Sass template called main.scss and write down the SCSS code like that shown here into it:

    .link {
     &, .&-small {
    color: blue;
  2. Compile the main.scss file from the first step into CSS code by running the following command in your console:

    sass main.scss
  3. Now, you will find the following CSS code outputted to your console:

    .link, .link...