In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about writing good CSS.
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02:11 - Frameworks
- Utility: Tailwind, Taycons, Bulma
- Frameworks: Foundation, Bootstrap
- Classless base starters: https://github.com/dbohdan/classless-css
- HTML5 UP / a template
13:37 - Preprocessors
19:42 - Tools
- PostCSS is like Babel for CSS. Some good plugins:
- CSS min/max for clamp
- Autoreset - reset a component
- Gap instead of grid-gap
- Preset env
34:19 - Stylint
- More than just a basic linter
- Capable of complex rules in your CI process - i.e. if you are using a color, make sure it's a CSS variable
36:37 - Removing unwanted CSS
41:17 - Writing maintainable CSS / scoping solutions
- CSS Modules
- Naming Convention Based
- CSS Variables
- Powerful when utilized with things like calc() to avoid out of sync values
- Know which browsers you need to support
- Syntax 197: Hasty Treat - Tips For Writing Good CSS
- Dhanish Gajjar - https://www.instagram.com/dhanishgajjar/
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