HTTQ: Finding your way with SASS+Compass

Event Details

HTTQ: Finding your way with SASS+Compass

Time: February 6, 2013 from 7pm to 8:15pm
Location: O'Neill's (Nob Hill)
Street: 4310 Central Avenue SE
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM
Website or Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?…
Event Type: presentation
Organized By: Drywall
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Web developers: 

If you’re still writing Plain Old CSS, you’re behind the times and slowing yourself down. In recent years, “CSS Preprocessors” like LESS, Stylus and SASS have emerged that make writing and maintaining CSS — particularly fancy CSS3 stuff — faster and easier than ever before.

In this session, Ben will introduce you to his favorite CSS preprocessor, SASS, and the accompanying Compass library that makes writing sophisticated, optimized cross-browser CSS a breeze. After briefly covering how to get SASS+Compass set up in a development environment (e.g. a Mac or Linux server), we’ll go over the basics of SASS syntax and the language structure before diving in to highlight a few of the more convenient and awesome parts of the Compass library.

You’ll be blown away at how easy SASS+Compass make it to keep your CSS organized, write responsive styles, generate easy-to-manage sprites, and output compiled CSS that’s compressed for production. You’ll never want to go back to writing plain old CSS ever again!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Ben Byrne is one of the co-managers of HTTQ and has presented locally at Webuquerque (HTTQ’s predecessor) and WordCamp. Co-founder of Cornershop Creative, Ben does everything from UX planning to PHP programming, but his sweet spot is really in design and front-end development. SASS has changed his life and he hopes it’ll change yours too.

FREE REGISTRATION

You can register to attend this free seminar at http://httq2013feb.eventbrite.com/

Comment Wall

Connect with Us!

Regular Features

• "Sunday Poetry" with The Ditch Rider

Johnny_Mango

• Daily Photo by Dee

• "Morning Fix" with Adelita, Hettie, Phil_0 and Masshole in Fringecrest

DCF Flickr Photos

Latest Activity

MarketPlace Media posted events
44 minutes ago
DCMc liked Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: Motel Hacienda
2 hours ago
Shelly Michalski posted events
4 hours ago
Downtown Growers Market's event was featured
Thumbnail

Downtown Civic Plaza Market at Civic Plaza (under the blue portals)

July 30, 2014 from 11am to 2pm
9 hours ago

© 2014   Created by MarketPlace Media.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service