Kaelig is a front-end developer at the Financial Times, and previously worked at the Guardian and BBC News, both on their responsive websites. He also wrote a book entitled “CSS maintenables”, on the subject of code maintainability and front-end best practices.
Bridging the gap between developers and designers at the Guardian
There is often a vocabulary gap between designers an developers, who should aim towards a ubiquitous way of conversing about colours, typography, viewport sizes, or the responsive grid system of a digital product…
To bridge this gap at the Guardian we used Sass, a CSS pre-processor, as a layer of abstraction to help us re-center the discussion around the product.
Stu Robson is a front-end consultant and freelance developer. A strong advocate of Sass; He curates a Sass newsletter, organises the new London Sass meetup, has become the editor of SitePoint's Sass articles and is writing a "practical takeaways" book on Sass.
100% Pure Sass
Over recent years Sass has seen an explosion in popularity in front-end development. This talk quickly walks you through the easy wins you will get when using Sass features such as nesting, variables, mixins and more. It will also discuss that although Sass has these features to make your CSS powerful, you’re not obliged to use everything in it’s toolbox and even using some basic Sass features will make you a faster, leaner, better developer.