Aleksandar Goševski

Spriting with Sass and Compass

Learn how to use the image spriting features of Compass to improve page download time and drastically reduce the effort needed to assemble sprite sheets.  Read more…

Hugo Giraudel

Implementing the Bubble Sort algorithm with Sass

Until recently it was actually impossible to build a sorting function for strings and other types in Sass, but with the release of Sass 3.3 we now have have the features we need to do just that.  Read more…

Chris Michel

Share your Sass with Sache: A quick guide

Have you ever created a Sass library and wanted an easy way to share it with others? Or have you ever wondered where to look to find a Sass library to do something specific? In this article Chris Michel introduces us to Sache—an easy to use directory of Sass libraries and tools—and shows us how to easily add our own projects.  Read more…

John W. Long

Sass 3.3 (Maptastic Maple)

It’s been a long time coming, but well worth the wait! Sass 3.3 includes 35+ additional features, including the new Map data structure, source maps, improved parent selector semantics, and an improved if() function.  Read more…

Daniel Imms

Understanding placeholder selectors

Sass provides us with a number of helpful tools to share code between CSS rules. In this article, I’ll talk about a relatively new feature in Sass called placeholder selectors. We’ll look at how to use this feature correctly, cover some problems that may occur, and examine how it differs from other approaches.  Read more…

Hugo Giraudel

How to programmatically go from one color to another in Sass

Have you ever wanted to know how to programmatically jump from one color to another? In this article, I’ll show you how to find the color operations that are required to go from the color to another. To do this, we’ll use a couple of Sass 3.3 features, including maps and the handy call function.  Read more…

Frank S

Choosing great variable names

Sass makes it easy to reuse common values with variables. But if you’re not careful your variable names can spiral out of control. Frank S debuts his first article on The Sass Way with some helpful advice on naming your variables.  Read more…

John W. Long

Here's your chance to become a contributor to The Sass Way!

The source of TheSassWay.com is now on GitHub and we are accepting pull requests for news, articles, and bug fixes! Here’s your chance to become a contributor!  Read more…

John W. Long

Mixins for semi-transparent colors

Learn how to use Sass color functions to calculate backwards compatible colors for browsers that don’t support alpha transparency and wrap up this functionality in a couple of handy mixins.  Read more…