Discover the benefits of using Sass, a CSS pre-processor, along with Compass to help streamline front-end development, collaborate with other developers, and overall to help you enjoy writing CSS. The workshop will be divided up into 4 sections: basic, intermediate, advanced and tools of the trade and other fun tricks. You’ll need to bring your laptop with Sass and Compass installed.

What You’ll Learn

  • Pre-processor basics & setup
  • Sass vs. SCSS syntax
  • Basic DRY concepts with variables and nesting
  • Functions and operations
  • Expanded DRY concepts with mixins, extend, and placeholders
  • Media queries
  • Lists and new Sass 3.3 features
  • Structuring Sass files and directories
  • Using Compass
  • Other frameworks
  • Front-end performance
  • Questions and tinkering