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Article title CSS Myths

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Common misconceptions of CSS - CSS gets a lot of stick, the internet is full of articles describing ways to fix one, or all of it's so called failings. Most of the time however, these criticisms are unfair, untrue or both

Article title CSS Layers

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Following on from Surviving CSS, CSS layers looks at layers of responsibility in CSS

Article title A Dynamic Gradient Text Function in Sass

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In this post a common text color function will be extended to work with gradient backgrounds. The effect is achieved by first creating a gradient background from a list of values. The function then appends corresponding color values to a new list to create a text gradient.

Article title 8 Tips to Help You Get the Best out of Sass

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A series of hints and tips to help you get the best out of Sass, Sass creates Syntactically Awesome Style sheets, or at least thats what it is supposed to do. When used effectively, Sass helps to build scalable and DRY CSS. When used incorrectly however, Sass can actually increase file size and add unnecessary or duplicate code.

Article title Say no to nesting

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Sass introduced a lot of new features to CSS, Tbut some, like nesting, afre not always an improvement

Article title What's in a name

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Naming things is hard, naming things well is even harder. A look ar structural and presentational class names.