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Dan Cederholm Sass for Web Designers

From getting started to advanced techniques, level up your stylesheets and instantly start taking advantage of the power of Sass.

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Let’s face it: CSS is hard. Our stylesheets are more complex than they used to be, and we’re bending the spec to do as much as it can. Can Sass help?

A reluctant convert to Sass, Dan Cederholm shares how he came around to the popular CSS pre-processor, and provides a clear-cut path to taking better control of your code (all the while working the way you always have). From getting started to advanced techniques, Dan will help you level up your stylesheets and instantly start taking advantage of the power of Sass.

Topics Covered

  • Why Sass?
  • Sass Workflow
  • Using Sass
  • Sass and Media Queries

Dan has crafted an informative, concise introduction to all things Sass. Even better, it’s written by someone who has heavily influenced my career with his previous books.

Hampton Catlin
Creator of Sass and author of The Pragmatic Guide to Sass
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Many of us have hesitated to try out Sass. Hesitate no more! Dan succinctly explores the world of Sass: how to get started, how it can help your workflow, and all the awesomeness in-between.

Jenn Lukas
UI architect and creator of Ladies in Tech
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Dan has succeeded in making the getting started guide that Sass has always needed.

Chris Eppstein
Co-creator of Sass
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Dan Cederholm

About the Author

Dan Cederholm is the cofounder and designer of Dribbble, a vibrant community of designers sharing their work. He’s also the founder of SimpleBits, a tiny design studio and blog.

A longtime advocate of standards-based web design, Dan has worked with YouTube, Microsoft, Google, MTV, ESPN, Electronic Arts, Blogger, Fast Company, and more. He was a 2012 TechFellow for Product Design & Marketing, and cofounded and designed Cork’d, the first social network for wine aficionados.

Dan has written four other books: Sass for Web Designers (A Book Apart), Handcrafted CSS (New Riders), Bulletproof Web Design, Third Edition (New Riders) and Web Standards Solutions, Special Edition (Friends of ED).

He likes banjos, ampersands, and cautious adventuring. Dan is merely a casual fan of space travel. He lives in Salem, Massachusetts with his two children, Jack and Tenley.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 978-1-952616-45-7
  • Paperback: 97 pages
  • Published: Nov 12, 2013
  • Also available in: French, Korean

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