All About CSS BEM! — Syntax Podcast 024

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Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 024: All About CSS BEM!


Dec 21st, 2017

All About CSS BEM!

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Scott and Wes dive into CSS BEM — What is it? Why do you need it? How does it work?

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The Show Notes!


  • Minisode! What do you think?
  • Meijer is the best!


  • What is CSS BEM?
  • What problems does CSS BEM solve?
  • Block, Element, Modifier!


  • What about really long class names?


  • Use with Sass/Stylus


  • What about styled components?!


  • Listener Question: Do / should you use Dropbox for a website with Git and node_modules?

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