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Apr 22nd, 2019
Hasty Treat - CSS Frameworks👇 Download Show✏️ Edit Show Notes
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS frameworks - what they are, why they're important, and when (and when not) to use them.
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2:52 - What is a CSS framework?
- Pre-written CSS that takes over the basic styling of your app
- Can include just utilities or lots of styles (minimal to overboard)
- Twitter Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation were the pioneers
- Follow different CSS styles from "functional CSS" to utility-first to BEM
7:33 - Functional (aka Utility) based
9:59 - Preprocessor based
11:33 - Styled Components based
- Styled Systems
15:50 - Why use one?
- Makes styling FAST
- Makes hard things easy
- Some, like Bootstrap, have themes
- Keeps your own CSS minimal and organized
- Built on an established system
- Lots of people use the same CSS
19:22 - Why not use one?
- CSS class hell
- Stops you from learning how CSS works
- Size (not all have this problem)
- Brotli, Purify CSS
- You will be overriding a ton of it
- You like exclusively writing the code you need and nothing else
- Tailwind CSS
- Styled System
- Purify CSS