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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
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Avoiding nested selectors too deeply for more modular CSS

As discussed in the Creating more intuitive code and making inheritance clear recipe of this chapter too, you should avoid nesting selectors too deeply. The risk of nesting too deep is creating an overspecified CSS, which is not easy to maintain. In this recipe, you will learn how to prevent nesting your selectors to deep.

Getting ready

You can use the Ruby Sass compiler to compile the Sass code in this recipe into CSS code. Read the Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, to find out how to install Ruby Sass. The scss-lint tool, as described in the Writing your code in a text editor recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, will be used to check your SCSS code for nesting problems.

How to do it...

To keep your CSS code maintainable and reusable you should set up it modular. In the following steps you will create some deep nested SCSS code which demonstrates that deep nesting will...