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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

Adding custom functions to Sass

The other recipes in the chapter describe functions already built into Sass. In this recipe, you will learn how to extend Sass with your own custom functions.

Getting ready

This recipe requires some basic knowledge of Ruby programming. To learn more about Ruby, you can read the Ruby and MongoDB Web Development Beginner's Guide book by Gautam Rege. You can find more about Rege's book at Also, read the Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, to find out how to compile your SCSS code into CSS code. This recipe uses the same SCSS code as the one used for the Introspection Functions recipe of this chapter.

How to do it...

Here are the steps showing the implementation of adding custom functions:

  1. Use your text editor to create a Ruby file called cos.rb. Write down the following Ruby code into this file:

    module Sass::Script::Functions...