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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

List functions

A list in Sass can be any comma- or space-separated list of values. In this recipe, you will learn how to use lists in your code with the built-in list functions.

Getting ready

Read the Writing mixins with arguments recipe of Chapter 3, Variables, Mixins, and Functions first if you have not already done so. Install Ruby Sass to compile your SCSS code on the command line. Read the Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, to find out how to install Ruby Sass.

How to do it...

Here are the steps showing implementation of list functions:

  1. Create a Sass template called listexample.scss, which will contain the following CSS code:

     // scss-lint:disable PropertySpelling
    @mixin list($values...) {
      number: length($values);
      last: nth($values, length($values));
      values: $values;
    .list1 {
      @include list(value1);
    .list2 {
      @include list(value1, value2, value3);
  2. Then, run the following command in your console to compile the CSS code into...