Editor in Chief

Adam Stacoviak

Editor in Chief

Zurb Foundation, for Sass and Compass

What do you get when combine the power of Sass with Zurb? You get Zurb Foundation for Sass and Compass. It’s the perfect flexible grid, desktop to mobile responsive, forms, buttons and UI library, plus other ZURB Playground favorites like Orbit and Reveal.  Read more…

Pictos Free + Spriting with Compass

Pictos Free is a free version of Pictos-style Tumblr icons from Drew Wilson, thanks to his collaboration with WooThemes, that I’ve packaged it up as a simple Compass extension that leverages Compass’s spriting feature.  Read more…

Zocial: CSS3 Buttons, Sass framework.

Zocial Buttons is a CSS3 buttons Sass framework that makes adding “Follow me on Twitter”, “Find us on Facebook” and “Fork this on GitHub” buttons to your site TOO EASY.  Read more…

Forge, a WordPress theme development toolkit with Sass and CoffeeScript

If you’re a WordPress fan and have been looking for a way to work with Sass and CoffeeScript in your themes, Forge is your answer!  Read more…

Sassy Text Shadows

How far is too far when it comes to CSS text shadows? Be prepared to cross that line and then some with Mason Wendell in his project Sassy Text Shadows – the response is to the call put forth by Paul Irish’s Mother Effing Text Shadow, and an answer to the burning question, “Why would you want to use trigonometry in CSS?”  Read more…

Compass Ceaser Easing Animation

If you’re a fan of the classic Penner equations by Robert Penner, made famous by Flash and jQuery. You are going to love Compass Ceaser Easing by Jared Hardy, also known for his Sassy Buttons project.  Read more…

Stitch: A CSS pattern framework

Stitch is a nice companion to Compass that gives you access to CSS design patterns you likely use every day.  Read more…

Sassy CSS3 Buttons!

Are you wanting to achieve that amazing CSS3 buttons look with none of the work? Well then, Sassy Buttons are for you!  Read more…

Sass control directives: @if, @for, @each and @while

Sass control directives are the cornerstone of creating libraries for reuse and distribution, and need to be among the very first items on your list of things to learn when taking your Sass skills to the next level. They provide flow and logic and give you a finite level of decision making required by mixins and functions.  Read more…

Fantastic twitter interactions around Sass number functions

Twitter responses like this are awesome! We appreciate your responses and interactions with us on Twitter. Please keep it up. :)  Read more…

HTML5 Weekly links to check out!

We get linked to not once, but twice in the VERY FIRST issue of HTML5 Weekly!  Read more…

"Sass for Designers", by Nathan Smith

I love how Nathan opens with, “I aim for this to be the article I wish I had read when I was first contemplating Sass but (at the time) did not consider it worthwhile. I could not have been more wrong.”  Read more…

Featured on the Ruby5 podcast

We were featured on the Ruby5 podcast (thanks!).  Read more…

Sass Twitter Bootstrap

Twitter’s “Twitter Bootstrap” is a HOT topic, especially in the Sass community, namely because they used LESS instead of Sass. Well, fellow staff member John w. Long changed that with Sass Twitter Bootstrap.  Read more…

Sassy Modular Scale: Inspired by and adapted from Tim Brown's modularscale.com

Have you been wanting to design with modular scales, but the math and static-ness of CSS has held you back? Modular Scale is a Sass mixin that does all the heavy lifting and math for you to calculate the values of the modular scale. So put down the calculator and get excited about “prearranged sets of harmonious proportions” and let Sass do the work!  Read more…

Are you on #teamSass?

Join the movement! Tell the world you’re on  Read more…

Sass's indented syntax has not been and will never be deprecated!

There seems to be some disconnect between fact and fiction surrounding the Sass indented syntax. To be clear, the Sass indented syntax has not been and will never be deprecated!  Read more…

Sass Meetup / San Francisco (Aug 17th)

There’s a Sass Meetup hitting San Francisco this Wednesday (Aug 17) at 6pm at 212 Sutter on the 2nd floor. Enjoy free beer and great Sass talk!  Read more…

SCSS, the gateway drug to Sass

In a recent tweet exchange with fellow Sass-lover Nathan Smith, he had said “SCSS was my ‘gateway drug.’ I now prefer Sass to SCSS. Less typing, stricter indentation.”  Read more…

Referencing parent selectors using the ampersand character

Referencing parent selectors by using the ampersand (&) can be a powerful tool, if used right. There are simple uses of this feature as well as some very complex uses of this feature. In this post we will cover the basic uses of the ampersand (&) as well as link you to a post by Joel Oliveira that goes much deeper on the subject.  Read more…

Getting started with Sass and Compass

So your friend, co-worker, web-buddy or whomever told you about Sass, Compass … or both. Great! Now what? In this beginner guide we take you through the first steps of getting started with Sass and Compass. We walk you through installation, creating a test project, compiling your first lines Sass to CSS and we even “mixin” a little Sass history.  Read more…