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  • An Introduction to CSS Preprocessors

    Posted on 24th March 2014.

    Writing and updating CSS can be a repetitive, tedious and arduous task - especially for big projects. CSS preprocessors can help with that - amalgamating related styles and helping you make your style sheets more DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself). We have been using CSS Preprocessors for quite some time now -…

  • A simple Sass compilation gulpfile.js

    Posted on 17th March 2014.

    This post is not about setting up gulp for the first time - as there are plenty of good blog posts out there explaining that. Instead, this is about getting gulp to compile sass successfully If you haven't set up gulp, or don't know how, I have compiled a short list…

  • Sass Rule Layout

    Posted on 23rd February 2014.

    We've been going through a bit of a reshuffle at work with regards to our front-end conventions and layout. With the introduction of Sass into the team, we took it as an opportunity to shake things up in the way we do things. File Layout In every project we use Luigi as…

  • From Less to Sass

    Posted on 4th February 2014.

    Recently we've decided a change in preprocessor to help optimise our workflow. Within this blog post, I am going to type Sass, but really I mean Scss. Originally we were using Less as it was quicker and easier to set up. No server side set up or SSH access needed to the…

  • A placeholder mixin - for Less and Scss

    Posted on 23rd October 2013.

    I had a tricky predicament at work today - wanting to extend the boss framework with a placeholder styling attribute. After a lengthy twitter discussion with loads of people (most telling me to move to Scss!) I eventually figured out and solved it! With my recent love of Coderwall emerging, I wrote…

  • Compiling Less on the Command Line

    Posted on 19th October 2013.

    We've recently changed the way we operate at Bozboz with regards to front-end development. We have been using LESS for a while now, but our process involved including the less.js in the header during development, compiling the LESS using Crunch App before launch and then maintaining the site using the css. I…

  • Sass - Hidden Gems

    Posted on 11th November 2012.

    I've recently been getting into pre-processors for CSS and I have been using LESS for sometime - getting to grips with the nesting and variables while keeping a library of my own mixins. The only trouble with LESS is, there is no way to easily remote compile a LESS file on…

  • It's My Way or the Highway. Not.

    Posted on 24th January 2012.

    Recently with the spate of CSS3 and media queries, there has been a few debates over how development should be done. Several people have emerged saying that you should be considering mobile first. The attitude of some of these people on the web, is do mobile first or don't bother…

  • CSS - The basics

    Posted on 25th January 2009.

    CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets are the easiest, cleanest and most accessible way of styling a website. Tables were previously used to position objects on the page and CSS used just to make the text look pretty. Now CSS is being relied more and more to position images, text, add…