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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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Media queries with Breakpoint

CSS media queries play an important role nowadays in web development. Media queries are used to create responsive designs. The Breakpoint Sass plugin makes writing media queries in Sass super simple. In this recipe, you can read how to install and use Breakpoint in your project.

Getting ready

First, you should install Ruby Sass on your system. You can read how to install it in the Installing Sass for command line usage recipe of Chapter 1, Getting Started with Sass. This recipe also tells you more about installing gems. Gems are Ruby packages. In this recipe, you will install the Breakpoint gem to use Breakpoint in your projects.

How to do it...

The following steps demonstrate you how to create responsive designs with ease by using the Breakpoint library:

  1. Run the following command in your console to install the Breakpoint gem and make Breakpoint available for Sass:

    sudo gem install breakpoint
  2. Then, create a Sass template called mediaqueries.scss, which will contain...