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Beginning CSS Preprocessors

With SASS, Compass.js and Less.js

Authors: Prabhu, Anirudh

    • UI developer with any amount of experience can grab this copy and get started with it. The content of this book can work for beginners as well as experts.
    • Preprocessors are the most happening thing in UI development. It’s changing the way people use to write CSS, making it far more simpler and extendable.
    • This book will cover two of the known Preprocessor frameworks i.e SASS and Less

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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1347-6
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About this book

Learn how preprocessors can make CSS scalable and easy to maintain. You'll see how to write code in a very clean and scalable manner and use CSS preprocessor features such as variables and looping, which are missing in CSS natively. Reading Beginning CSS Preprocessors will make your life much simpler by showing you how to create reusable chunks of code. In addition to coding enhancements, you’ll also learn to automate processes such as generating image sprites and minifying code.

Beginning CSS Preprocessors is your guide for getting started with CSS preprocessors. This book shows you how to use CSS in your day-to-day work and thus be smart and efficient at writing CSS.

  • What are preprocessors
  • What are the known preprocessor frameworks
  • What are the features of Sass (Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets)
  • What is Compass (COMPrehensive ASSembler)
  • What is Less (Leaner SS)

About the authors

Anirudh Prabhu is a software engineer with over 5 years of industry experience. He specializes in technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, PHP, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap, and SASS, and also has knowledge of CoffeeScript and AngularJS. In addition to web development, he has been involved in building training material and writing tutorials for twenty19  for the technologies mentioned.


Table of contents (5 chapters)

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eBook 24,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1347-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 31,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1348-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning CSS Preprocessors
Book Subtitle
With SASS, Compass.js and Less.js
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Anirudh Prabhu
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1347-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1347-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1348-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 142
Number of Illustrations and Tables
34 b/w illustrations
Topics