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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

Cross browser CSS3 with Compass

In the Using vendor prefixes recipe, you can read about how to create a cross-browser background gradient with Sass and Compass. In this recipe, you will learn how to create the same gradient by using the Compass CSS3 module.

Getting ready

The Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass, describes how to install Ruby Sass on your system. Also, study how to use Compass in Chapter 6, Using Compass. You should read the Using vendor prefixes recipe of this chapter first; it describes how to create the same cross-browser background gradient without using Compass.

How to do it...

See how Compass can help you to create cross-browser background gradient in the following steps:

  1. Create your main project file called main.scss. This file should import the gradient partial file. So, main.scss should contain a SCSS code like that shown here:

    // scss-lint:disable ColorKeyword, ColorVariable
    @import 'components/gradients';
    header {