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Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world.

Everything 'Sass'

What’s Happening in CSS & Sass

» podcast @ Front End Nerdery

A podcast focusing on front end development but also covering a wide range of web development and design topics. We talked about CSS, Sass, and work being done in the W3C CSS Working Group.

On Sass & CSS

» podcast @ Shop Talk Show

I drop by the show to talk about Sass in 2019, design tokens, Oddbird, unused CSS, new CSS properties, and Dave & Chris’ explanation of revert.

Introducing Sass Modules

» repost @ CSS Tricks

Sass recently launched a new module system. The new syntax will replace @import with @use and @forward – a big step forward for making Sass partials more readable, performant, and safe.

Resilient Web Systems

» workshop

From building beautiful sites to maintaining complex design systems across multiple applications, CSS is the web-language of design.

Agile Design Systems

» talk

Style Guides & Pattern Libraries are great tools for documenting the relationships between code and design, but beautiful docs are only half the battle.

Don’t Use My Grid System

» talk

Explore the history of web layout with the creator of Susy – why grid systems exist, how they work, and practical tips to avoid using them.

Loops in CSS Preprocessors

» repost @ CSS Tricks

No matter what acronym drives your selectors (BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS, ETC), loops can help keep your patterns more readable and maintainable, baking them directly into your code. We’ll take a look at what loops can do, and how to use them in the major CSS preprocessors.

Versioning Show, Episode 8

» podcast @ SitePoint

In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David are joined by Miriam Suzanne, best known for Susy, a responsive layout toolkit for Sass. They discuss going from being a lurker to finding your voice, the importance of writing about what you’re learning, stumbling into fame, approaching new projects, and unit testing in Sass.

Code Patterns for Pattern Making

» talk

Style Guides & Pattern Libraries are great tools for documenting the relationships between code and design, but beautiful docs are only half the battle.

Jump Start Sass

» book @ SitePoint

Using Sass, you can write your stylesheets in a more concise, dynamic, and readable way, and cut down many of the repetitive tasks that come with writing vanilla CSS. This book provides a thorough introduction to Sass for the beginner. Co-writen with my friend Kitty Giraudel.

Herman

» open source @ OddBird

Design systems streamline development, communication, and consistency – but often rely on dedicated teams and extended budgets.

Accoutrement

» open source @ OddBird

Design systems must be meaningful to both humans and machines Accoutrement provides Sass design-token management that improves readability and consistency, while encouraging automation.

Sass Map Magic

» talk

Maps are a powerful data type in Sass – perfect for managing color and scale palettes, framework configuration, data storage, and more.

Sassy Toolkits

» talk

a case-study in building and sharing open-source Sass

True

» open source @ OddBird

True is a full-featured unit-testing library for Sass. The core functionality is written in pure SassScript, so it can be used anywhere Sass is compiled. Advanced features are available with our JS test-runner integration.

Susy

» open source @ OddBird

Susy was a lightweight grid-layout engine for Sass, originally released in 2009. Over time, it became one of the most popular layout frameworks on the web, before retiring in 2020.