FITC Toronto 2014

2014-04-27 00:00:00 2014-04-29 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2014 FITC is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers from various innovative industries across the globe. They converge every year in Toronto to connect, challenge, inspire, and to experience the cutting edge in design and technology. This year we have 90… Toronto FITC Toronto

Presentation


Overview

Note: This all day workshop will run from 10-5pm on Sat April 26th, and is available to WORKS and WORKSHOP ticket holders. 

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. Topics covered include:

  • Pre-processor basics & setup
  • Sass vs. SCSS syntax
  • Basic DRY concepts with variables, 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

Knowledge of CSS is highly recommended for this workshop.