October 23, 2017
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) has emerged as the dominant CSS extension and preprocessor used by front end developers. At first, I was afraid to make the jump from writing vanilla CSS to learning Sass, but once I dedicated myself to the concept of learning Sass I found that it wasn’t as hard to learn as I thought it would be AND that it also made my code more elegant and my development process more efficient. This talk will explore how to get started with Sass in a way that eases the transition to using a preprocessor. We’ll take a look at a number of considerations regarding Sass, including how to set up a WordPress theme to use it, the basics of variables, mixins, nesting, and partials, and helpful resources to learn more.